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Table 1 Prevalence of infectious pathogens in Leishmania-infected and non-infected cats from an area endemic for visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil

From: Infection by Mycoplasma spp., feline immunodeficiency virus and feline leukemia virus in cats from an area endemic for visceral leishmaniasis

  FIV FeLV Mycoplasma spp.
  +/n (%) P-value +/n (%) P-value +/n (%) P-value
Cats infected with Leishmania (G1)   
Sex       
 Male 2/18 (11.1) 0.6123 1/18 (5.0) 0.3600 4/18 (22.2) 0.0500
 Female 2/32 (6.2)   0/32 (0)   1/32 (3.1)  
Age       
 > 1 year 4/32 (12.5) 0.1178 1/32 (3.0) 1.000 5/32 (15.6) 0.0770
 ≤ 1 year 0/18 (0)   0/18 (0)   0/18 (0)  
Cats non-infected with Leishmania (G2)   
Sex       
 Male 1/10 (10.0) 0.2500 0/10 (0) na 2/10 (20.0) 0.1480
 Female 0/30 (0)   0/30 (0)   1/30 (3.3)  
Age       
 > 1 year 1/20 (5.0) 1.000 0/20 (0) na 3/20 (15.0) 0.2307
 ≤ 1 year 0/20 (0)   0/20 (0)   0/20 (0)  
  1. Abbreviations: FIV feline immunodeficiency vírus, FeLV feline leukaemia virus, + number of positive cats, n total number, na not applicable