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Table 2 Giardia spp. identified in the host range investigation of G. cricetidarum n. sp

From: A new species of Giardia Künstler, 1882 (Sarcomastigophora: Hexamitidae) in hamsters

Host species No. examined Giardia species Prevalence (%) n infected/n examined
Babina pleuraden 62 G. agilis 100 (62/62)
Rana chaochiaoensis 34 G. agilis 65 (22/34)
Rattus norvegicus 23 G. muris 17 (4/23)
G. intestinalis 4 (1/23)
Eothenomys melanogaster 7 G. microti 100 (7/7)
Phodopus sungorus 87 G. cricetidarum n. sp. 41 (36/87)
G. intestinalis 7 (6/87)
G. muris 3 (3/87)
Phodopus campbelli 9 G. cricetidarum n. sp. 100 (9/9)
Mesocricetus auratus 11 G. cricetidarum n. sp. 100 (11/11)