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Table 4 Prevalence and ITS genotype distribution of E. bieneusi in different age groups of sheep

From: Prevalence and genetic diversity of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in sheep in China

Age No. of specimens No. positive (%) 95% CI Genotype (no. of samples)
Pre-weaned lambs 292 73 (25.0)a 20.1–30.4 BEB6 (54), CHS8 (12), CHG3 (2), COS-I (1), CHG1 (1), CHHLJS2 (1), CHNXS1 (1), CHXJS1 (1)
Post-weaned lambs 325 72 (22.2)a 17.8–27.1 BEB6 (47), CHS8 (11), CHS7 (2), COS-I (2), CHG1 (2), CHG3 (2), CHHLJS1 (2), CHSDS2 (2), NESH5 (1), CHHLJS2 (1)
Adult sheep 336 49 (14.6)b 11.0–18.8 BEB6 (28), CHS8 (9), CHG1 (9), CHS7 (1), CHG3 (1), CHHLJS1 (1)
Total 953 194 (20.4) 17.8–23.1  
  1. Note: Different superscript letters within columns represent significant differences between groups (P < 0.05)