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Table 1 Prevalence and distribution of Cryptosporidium species/genotypes and E. bieneusi genotypes in brown rats in Heilongjiang Province of China

From: Molecular characterizations of Cryptosporidium spp. and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in brown rats (Rattus norvegicus) from Heilongjiang Province, China

Source Location No. examined Cryptosporidium E. bieneusi
Positive (%) Species/Genotype (n) Positive (%) Genotype (n)
Farms
Cattle farm Xingren 30 2 (6.7) Rat genotype I (2) 1 (3.3) D (1)
Pig farm Mingshui 73 12 (16.4) Rat genotype I (9); Rat genotype IV (3) 3 (4.1) D (3)
Pig farm Qinggan 27 3 (11.1) Rat genotype I (3) 3 (11.1) D (3)
Sheep farm Baoqing 37 1 (2.7) C. ubiquitum (1) 10 (27.0) D (8); Peru6 (2)
Granary Xingren 55 4 (7.3) Rat genotype IV (3); Suis-like genotype (1) 1 (1.8) D (1)
Subdistrict Harbin 20 0 1 (5.0) D (1)
Total 242 22 (9.1) Rat genotype I (14); Rat genotype IV (6); Suis-like genotype (1); C. ubiquitum (1) 19 (7.4) D (17); Peru6 (2)