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Table 1 The numbers of faecal samples tested for Enterocytozoon bieneusi by nested PCR, and individual prevalences of this microsporidian in the nine of Melbourne’s water catchments

From: First detection and genetic characterisation of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in wild deer in Melbourne’s water catchments in Australia

Catchment Total no. of samples tested No. of test-positive samples Prevalence (%)
Upper Yarra (UY) 134 12 9.0
Cardinia (CA) 114 6 5.3
O’Shannassay (OS) 112 4 3.6
Maroondah (MR) 98 2 2.0
Yan Yean (YY) 113 1 0.9
Armstrong (AM) 12 0 0
Silvan (SV) 3 0 0
Tarago (TAR) 16 0 0
Thompson (TH) 8 0 0
Total 610 25 4.1