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Table 1 PCR results on skeletal muscle and CNS of tested wildlife species

From: Toxoplasma gondii in sympatric wild herbivores and carnivores: epidemiology of infection in the Western Alps

Species Skeletal muscle CNS Total
  PCR pos/total Prevalence [CI 95%] PCR pos/total Prevalence [CI 95%] Total pos/total Prevalence [CI 95%]
Roe deer 3/121 2.48% [0.85 -7.04] 0/72 0% [0–5.07] 3/121 2.48% [0.85 -7.04]
Wild boar 17/105 16.19% [10.36 - 24.41] 0/60 0% [0–6.02] 17/105 16.19% [10.36 - 24.41]
Red fox 15/94 15.96% [9.92 - 24.67] 5/81 6.17% [2.67 - 13.65] 19/94 20.21% [13.34 - 29.43]
Alpine chamois 0/22 0% [0–14.87] 0/0 n.d. 0/22 0% [0–14.87]
Red deer 0/13 0% [0–22.81] 0/0 n.d. 0/13 0% [0–22.81]
Total 35/355 9.86 [7.17 - 13.4] 5/213 2.35% [1.01 - 5.38] 39/355 10.99% [8.14 - 14.67]
  1. Skeletal muscle and CNS were tested in parallel by PCR for T. gondii. PCR results obtained on each tissue type are reported separately for each of the tested animal species.