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Table 3 Experimental studies on Sarcocystis spp. infecting South American camelids

From: Sarcocystosis in South American camelids: The state of play revisited

Species of Sarcocystisa Geographical location Experimental animal No. of animals infected Infective tissue/material used Infective dose Reference
S. aucheniae Peru Dog 18 Alpaca meat 100 Mac [45]
Peru Dog 5 Alpaca meat 400 Mac [30]
Peru Dog 18 Alpaca meat 180–200 Mac [47]
Peru Dog 13 Llama meat 200 g meat [46]
Peru Dog 12 Llama meat 150–200 Mac [43]
Peru Dog 26 Alpaca, llama meat 500 Mac [31]
Bolivia Dog, cat 1, 1 Llama meat   [26]
S. lamacanis Peru Alpaca 63 Sporocyst 1 × 103, 2.5 × 103, 5 × 103 [23]
  Peru Alpaca 7 Sporocyst 3 × 104 [24]
S. guanicoecanis Chile Dog, cat 4, 4 Guanaco meat 250 g, 50 g meat [22]
  1. Abbreviation: Mac macrocysts
  2. aThe name used by the authors