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Table 3 Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotypes identified in farmed foxes from different farms in northern China

From: Prevalence, risk factors and multilocus genotyping of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in farmed foxes (Vulpes lagopus), Northern China

Region Farm ID Age category (n) No. positive/no. tested (%) Genotype (n)
Jilin Province 1 Adults (2), Young (11), Pre-weaned (7) 2/20 (10 %) NCF2 (n = 2)
  2 Adults (8), Young (19), Pre-weaned (9) 3/36 (8.33 %) Peru8 (n = 1), Type IV (n = 1), D (n = 1)
  3 Adults (1), Young (12), Pre-weaned (22) 2/35 (5.71 %) Type IV (n = 1), D (n = 1)
Heilongjiang Province 4 Adults (7), Young (17), Pre-weaned (2) 4/26 (15.38 %) Peru8 (n = 1), Type IV (n = 1), CHN-DC1 (n = 1), NCF2 (n = 1)
  5 Adults (9), Young (27), Pre-weaned (7) 1/44 (2.27 %) CHN-DC1 (n = 1)
Hebei Province 6 Adults (9), Young (34), Pre-weaned (2) 9/45 (20.00 %) Peru8 (n = 2), NCF5 (n = 2), Type IV (n = 2), NCF1 (n = 2), NCF2 (n = 1)
  7 Adults (15), Young (33), Pre-weaned (9) 5/57 (8.77 %) NCF2 (n = 4), NCF3 (n = 1)
  8 Adults (7), Young (26), Pre-weaned (6) 11/39 (28.21 %) D (n = 2), NCF1 (n = 1), NCF2 (n = 5), NCF4 (n = 1), NCF6 (n = 1), NCF7 (n = 1)
Total   Adults (68), Young (178), Pre-weaned (56) 37/302 (12.25 %) Peru8 (n = 4), Type IV (n = 5), D (n = 4), CHN-DC1 (n = 2), NCF1 (n = 3), NCF2 (n = 13), NCF3 (n = 1), NCF4 (n = 1), NCF5 (n = 2), NCF6 (n = 1), NCF7 (n = 1)