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Table 2 Prevalence (%) and median intensity (n/g) of GI parasites in dogs overall and stratified by age class

From: Dog-walking behaviours affect gastrointestinal parasitism in park-attending dogs

  Giardia spp. Cryptosporidium spp. Cystoisospora spp. Helminths Overall
Age n/gra % n/gr % n/gr % % %
Juv 19.0b 55.0 1.0 15.0 32.5 18.2 3.6 70.0
  (1–600)c (38.8-70.2)d (1–200) (6.7-29.8) (1–250) (9.7-30.8) (.1-11.7) (53.8-82.9)
(n = 40)   (n = 40)   (n = 55) (n = 55) (n = 40)
Adults 2.5 19.0 1.0 14.7 38.0 16.6 4.1 46.4
(1–500) (14.2-24.8) (1–10) (10.4-20.1) (1–250) (12.7-21.2) (2.0-7.1) (39.5-53.3)
   (n = 211)   (n = 211)   (n = 290) (n = 290) (n = 211)
Overall 6.0 24.7 1.0 14.7 38.0 16.8 4.1 50.2
(1–600) (19.7-30.5) (1–200) (10.7-19.7) (1–250) (13.2-21.1) (2.4-6.7) (44.0-56.4)
   (n = 251)   (n = 251)   (n = 345) (n = 345) (n = 251)
  1. aNumber of cpg, opg, or epg (n/g).
  2. bMedian intensity values rounded up to the nearest whole number.
  3. cInfection intensity intervals (upper and lower limits of epg, opg, or cpg).
  4. d95% confidence intervals.