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Table 1 Prevalence of Babesia / Theileria spp. in wildlife species

From: Piroplasmosis in wildlife: Babesia and Theileria affecting free-ranging ungulates and carnivores in the Italian Alps

Species Prevalence (IC95%) Positive/total sampled
Roe deer 12.55% [9.84-15.89] 58/462
Wild boar 4.67% [2.69/7.98] 12/257
Fallow deer 0.00% [0.00/18.43] 0/17
Alpine chamois 22.22% [11.71/38.08] 8/36
Red deer 44.23% [31.6/57.66] 23/52
Red fox 0.98% [0.27/3.49] 2/205
Grey Wolf 0.00% [0.00/35.43] 0/7
Total 9.94% [103/1036] 103/1036
  1. PCR prevalence to Babesia/Theileria differs greatly among sampled species. We reported detailed prevalence values and confidence intervals (95%), together with the number of tested and positive animals of each sampled species.