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Table 1 Description of the rodents captured in rural dwellings of Coquimbo Region, Chile.

From: Trypanosoma cruzi load in synanthropic rodents from rural areas in Chile

Species Sex Trapping area n (%) Infection status n (%) BMI Median parasite load (range)
  F M Domestic Peridomestic Infected Uninfected Mean ± SD (g/cm2) (par-eq/ml)
Rattus rattus 22 33 10 (18.2) 45 (91.8) 46 (83.6) 9 (16.4) 0.29 ± 0.07 3.27 (0.07–1644.34)
Mus musculus 2 4 0 (0.0) 6 (100) 5 (83.3) 1 (16.4) 0.19 ± 0.02 2.45 (1.67–8.52]
Phyllotis darwini 2 4 2 (33.3) 4 (66.7) 6 (100) 0 (0) 0.30 ± 0.05 3.37 (2.21–6.89)
Octodon degus 2 2 1 (25.0) 3 (75.0) 2 (50.0) 2 (50.0) 0.40 ± 0.04 3.40 (1.64–5.15)
Total 28 43 13 (18.3) 58 (81.7) 59 (83.1) 12 (16.9) 0.29 ± 0.08 3.23 (0.07–1644.34)
  1. Abbreviations: F female, M male