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Table 1 Prevalence of single and mixed infections with Cercopithifilaria species as determined by morphological identification of microfilariae in 102 dogs from the Algarve (south of Portugal)

From: Diversity of Cercopithifilaria species in dogs from Portugal

Cercopithifilaria spp. No. of positive dogs % CI (%)
Single infections 20 19.6a 12.4–28.6
Cercopithifilaria bainae 7 6.9 2.4–11.6
Cercopithifilaria grassii 3 2.9 0.6–8.3
Cercopithifilaria sp. II 10 9.8 4.8–17.3
Mixed infections 4 3.9a 1.1–9.7
C. bainae + Cercopithifilaria sp. II 3 2.9 0.6–8.3
C. grassii + Cercopithifilaria sp. II 1 1.0 0.02–5.3
Total 24 23.5 15.7–33.0
  1. CI: confidence interval; a: p < 0.001.