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Table 3 Prevalence and factors associated with G. duodenalis infection in pigs in Shaanxi Province, northwestern China

From: Prevalence and multilocus genotyping of Giardia duodenalis in pigs of Shaanxi Province, northwestern China

Variable Category No. examined No. positive (%) Target locus (no. positive)
bg tpi gdh
Age Suckling piglest 155 10 (6.5) 10 4 5
Weaned pigs 220 20 (9.1) 20 8 4
Fatteners 98 8 (8.2) 8 6 2
Sow 57 6 (10.5) 6 2 0
Boar 30 1 (3.3) 1 0 0
Total 560 45 (8.0) 45 20 11
Location** Zhouzhi county 143 2 (1.4) 2 1 0
Qishan county 100 1 (1.0) 1 0 0
Mianxian county 100 9 (9.0) 9 5 3
Lintong district 102 17 (16.7) 17 12 4
Yuyang district 115 16 (13.9) 16 2 4
Total 560 45 (8.0) 45 20 11
  1. **P < 0.0001