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Table 1 Numbers of golden jackals and red foxes included in the study, sample types examined, region or origin, gender, age and infection values

From: A survey of Babesia spp. and Hepatozoon spp. in wild canids in Israel

  Golden jackal Red fox
Sample number and type
 Blood 65 17
 Spleen 63 9
 Blood and spleen 19 5
 Total 109 21
Region in Israel (%)
 North 63 (58) 8 (38)
 Center 20 (19) 9 (43)
 South 21 (19) 2 (10)
 Unknown 5 (4) 2 (9)
Gender (%)
 Male 52 (48) 9 (43)
 Female 39 (36) 8 (38)
 Unknown 18 (16) 4 (19)
Age (%)
 Juveniles 14 (13) 2 (10)
 Adults 24 (22) 3 (14)
 Unknown 71 (65) 16 (76)
Infection rates (%)
Hepatozoon canis 50 (46) 9 (43)
 "Babesia vulpes" 4 (19) 0 (0)
Babesia sp. MML 1 (1) 4 (19)