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Table 2 Prevalence of Theileria and Babesia in red deer and sika deer in northwestern China, 2013

From: Molecular identification of Theileria parasites of northwestern Chinese Cervidae

Collection sites Host Prevalence of Theileria spp. and Babesia spp. in blood samples
ME* T. capreoli T. uilenbergi Babesia spp.
Qilian Mountain Red deer 72.7% (16/22) 90.9% (20/22) 9.1% (2/22) 0% (0/22)
Long Mountain Sika deer 10% (2/20) 0% (0/20) 20% (4/20) 0% (0/20)
  1. *ME, microscopic examination of blood smears.