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Table 5 Prevalence and ITS genotype distribution of E. bieneusi in different age groups from different provinces

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

Province Age No. of specimens No. positive (%) 95% CI Genotype (no. of samples)
Anhui Pre-weaned lambs 16 2 (12.5) 1.6–38.4 CHG3 (2)
Post-weaned lambs 22 3 (13.6) 2.9–34.9 CHG1 (2), CHG3 (1)
Adult sheep 14 1 (7.1) 0.2–33.9 CHG1 (1)
Beijing Pre-weaned lambs 20 0 0–16.8  
Post-weaned lambs 22 0 0–15.4  
Adult sheep 22 0 0–15.4  
Heilongjiang Pre-weaned lambs 20 12 (60.0) 36.1–80.9 BEB6 (11), CHHLJS2 (1)
Post-weaned lambs 20 16 (80.0) 56.3–94.3 BEB6 (9), CHS7 (2), COS-I (2), CHHLJS1 (2), CHHLJS2 (1)
Adult sheep 20 3 (15.0) 3.2–37.9 BEB6 (1), CHS7 (1), CHHLJS1 (1)
Henan Adult sheep 35 0 0–10.0  
Inner Mongolia Pre-weaned lambs 37 3 (8.1) 1.7–21.9 BEB6 (3)
Post-weaned lambs 35 0 0–10.0  
Adult sheep 30 0 0–11.6  
Jilin Pre-weaned lambs 24 10 (41.7) 22.1–63.4 BEB6 (10)
Post-weaned lambs 25 6 (24.0) 9.4–45.1 BEB6 (6)
Adult sheep 21 3 (14.3) 3.1–36.3 BEB6 (3)
Ningxia Pre-weaned lambs 40 23 (57.5) 40.9–73.0 CHS8 (12), BEB6 (10), CHNXS1 (1)
Post-weaned lambs 40 17 (42.5) 27.0–59.1 CHS8 (11), BEB6 (6)
Adult sheep 41 17 (41.5) 26.3–57.9 CHS8 (9), BEB6 (8)
Qinghai Pre-weaned lambs 24 3 (12.5) 2.7–32.4 BEB6 (3)
Post-weaned lambs 32 3 (9.4) 2.0–25.0 BEB6 (2), NESH5 (1)
Adult sheep 20 1 (5.0) 0.1–24.9 BEB6 (1)
Shandong Pre-weaned lambs 57 1 (1.8) 0–9.4 CHG1 (1)
Post-weaned lambs 29 5 (17.2) 5.9–35.8 BEB6 (2), CHG1 (2), CHG3 (1)
Adult sheep 36 10 (27.8) 14.2–45.2 CHG1 (8), BEB6 (1), CHG3 (1)
Shanghai Pre-weaned lambs 20 6 (30.0) 11.9–54.3 BEB6 (5), COS-I (1)
Post-weaned lambs 64 17 (26.6) 16.3–39.1 BEB6 (17)
Adult sheep 68 13 (19.1) 10.6–30.5 BEB6 (13)
Xinjiang Pre-weaned lambs 34 13 (38.2) 22.2–56.4 BEB6 (12), CHXJS1 (1)
Post-weaned lambs 36 5 (13.9) 4.7–29.5 BEB6 (5)
Adult sheep 29 1 (3.5) 0.1–17.8 BEB6 (1)