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Table 2 Seroprevalence (ELISA) and hemoculture (HC) of Trypanosoma cruzi in coatis from October 2010 to March 2012

From: Complexity and multi-factoriality of Trypanosoma cruzi sylvatic cycle in coatis, Nasua nasua (Procyonidae), and triatomine bugs in the Brazilian Pantanal

October 2010 - March 2012 Positive ELISA Positive HC
Male Female Total Male Female Total
% (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
Adult 81.2 (16) 77.8 (9) 80 (25) 17.4a (23) 27.3b (11) 20.6 (34)
Subadult 0 (1) 0 (1) 0 (1) 0 (1)
Juvenile 50 (2) 0 (1) 33.3 (3) 0 (2) 50 (2) 25 (4)
Total 73.7 (19) 70 (10) 72 (29) 15.4 (26) 30.8 (13) 20 (39)
  1. n = total number of samples analyzed
  2. aFour samples from four recaptured male coatis
  3. bOne sample from one recaptured female coati