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Table 1 Prevalence of hemoplasmas in 278 free-roaming dogs of Northern Italy. No significant differences were found

From: Prevalence and molecular characterization of canine and feline hemotropic mycoplasmas (hemoplasmas) in northern Italy

Variables No. of dogs Hemoplasma (%) Mhc
(%)
“CMhp”
(%)
Gender Female 78 5 (6.4) 2 (2.6) 3 (3.8)
Male 196 11 (5.6) 10 (5.1) 1 (0.5)
Agea young (≤ 1 year) 56 1 (1.8) 1 (1.8) 0 (0.0)
adult (> 1 year) 99 2 (2.0) 1 (1.0) 1 (1.0)
Province Padua 112 4 (3.6) 2 (1.8) 2 (1.8)
Treviso 166 13 (7.8) 11 (6.6) 2 (1.2)
  1. aEstimated age available only for dogs from the Padua shelter
  2. Abbreviations: Mhc Mycoplasma haemocanis, “CMhp”Candidatus Mycoplasma haematoparvum”