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Table 1 Occurrence and distribution of Enterocytozoon bieneusi ITS genotypes and multilocus genotypes (MLGs) in pre-weaned dairy calves on five farms in Shanghai, China

From: Genetic diversity within dominant Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotypes in pre-weaned calves

Farm Farm ranka Sampling point Sample size No. positive for E. bieneusi (%) ITS genotype (No.) MLG (No.)
1 D 1 36 12 (33.3) BEB4 (11), Mixed infection (1) MLG-B1 (2)
2 12 3 (25.0) BEB4 (3)
3 46 13 (28.3) BEB4 (13) MLG-B1 (2), MLG-B2 (1)
4 25 5 (20.0) BEB4 (5) MLG-B2 (1)
Subtotal    119 33 (27.7) BEB4 (32), Mixed infection (1) MLG-B1 (4), MLG-B2 (2)
2 A 1 47 6 (12.8) CHN4 (4), Type IV and BEB4 (2)
2 9 3 (33.3) BEB4 (1), Type IV and BEB4 (2) MLG-B1 (1)
Subtotal    56 9 (16.1) CHN4 (4), BEB4 (1), Type IV and BEB4 (4) MLG-B1 (1)
3 B 1 112 44 (39.3) J (42), BEB4 (1), CHN15 (1) MLG-J1 (1), MLG-J2 (1), MLG-J4 (1)
2 43 17 (39.5) J (17) MLG-J3 (1), MLG-J5 (1)
3 81 24 (29.6) J (24) MLG-J2 (4)
4 84 19 (22.6) J (19) MLG-J2 (1)
5 69 27 (39.1) J (27) MLG-J2 (4)
Subtotal    389 131 (33.7) J (129), BEB4 (1), CHN15 (1) MLG-J2 (10), MLG-J1 (1), MLG-J3 (1), MLG-J4 (1), MLG-J5 (1)
4 E 1 29 12 (41.4) J (12) MLG-J6 (3), MLG-J7 (1), MLG-J8 (1)
2 10 3 (30.0) J (3) MLG-J6 (1)
Subtotal    39 15 (38.5) J (15) MLG-J6 (4), MLG-J7 (1), MLG-J8 (1)
5 C 1 109 21 (19.3) BEB4 (20), J (1) MLG-B1 (7), MLG-B2 (1)
2 97 5 (5.2) BEB4 (5)
Subtotal    206 26 (12.6) BEB4 (25), J (1) MLG-B1 (7), MLG-B2 (1)
Total    809 214 (26.5) J (145), BEB4 (59), CHN4 (4), Type IV and BEB4 (4), CHN15 (1), Mixed infection (1) MLG-B1 (12), MLG-J2 (10), MLG-J6 (4), MLG-B2 (3), MLG-J1 (1), MLG-J3 (1), MLG-J4 (1), MLG-J5 (1), MLG-J7 (1), MLG-J8 (1)
  1. aFarm ranks A-E were ranking scores used to evaluate the hygiene status, animal density and facility condition, with A representing “excellent” and E representing “very poor” (see [35] for details)