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Table 1 Microfilariae detected by the modified Knott’s method in different areas of Greece

From: Dirofilaria infections in dogs in different areas of Greece

Municipality (No. of dogs examined) No. of dogs with D.i. (% ± CI) No. of dogs with D.r. (% ± CI) No. of dogs with A.r. (% ± CI) No. of dogs with D.i. + D.r. (% ± CI)
Thessaloniki (n = 100) 7 (7.0 ± 5.0) 1 (1.0 ± 2.0) 0 1 (1.0 ± 2.0)
Larissa (n = 100) 5 (5.0 ± 4.3) 2 (2.0 ± 2.7) 3 (3.0 ± 3.3) 0
Achaia (n = 150) 7 (4.7 ± 3.5) 13 (8.7 ± 4.5) 4 (2.7 ± 2.6) 1 (0.7 ± 1.3)
Attica (n = 300) 0 1 (0.3 ± 0.7) 2 (0.7 ± 0.9) 1 (0.3 ± 0.7)
Heraklion (n = 100) 0 0 1 (1.0 ± 2.0) 0
Total (n = 750) 19 (2.5 ± 1.1) 17 (2.3 ± 1) 10 (1.3 ± 0.8) 3 (0.4 ± 0.5)
  1. Abbreviations: D.i. D. immitis, D.r. D. repens, A.r. Acanthocheilonema reconditum, D.i. + D.r. D. immitis and D. repens mixed infections; CI 95 % confidence interval