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Table 2 Detection rates and genotypes of Cryptosporidium spp., G. duodenalis and E. bieneusi in pre-weaned dairy calves in Guangdong by age in weeks

From: Prevalence and genotypic identification of Cryptosporidium spp., Giardia duodenalis and Enterocytozoon bieneusi in pre-weaned dairy calves in Guangdong, China

Animal age (week) Sample size Cryptosporidium spp. G. duodenalis E. bieneusi
Detection rate (%) C. bovis (n) C. parvum (n) C. ryanae (n) Detection rate (%) Assemblage (n) Detection rate (%) Genotype (n)
1 7 14.3 0 1 0 14.3 E (1) 0
2 14 35.7 1 4 0 28.6 E (4) 0
3 18 22.2 3 1 0 61.1 E (11) 11.1 J (2)
4 60 16.7 9 0 1 75.0 E (45) 10.0 J (5), D (1)
5 75 34.7 21 3 1 74.7 E (54), A + E (1), A (1) 17.3 J (13)
6 55 29.1 16 0 0 78.2 E (42), A + E (1) 9.1 J (2), D (2), J + D (1)
7 49 16.3 5 1 2 85.7 E (42) 16.3 J (8)
8 44 22.7 6 1 3 88.6 E (38), A + E (1) 20.5 J (9)
9 33 12.1 4 0 0 84.8 E (28) 24.2 J (8)
Unknown 33 27.3 8 1 0 57.6 E (17), A + E (2) 30.3 J (10)
Total 388 24.0 73 12 7 74.2 E (282), A + E (5), A (1) 15.7 J (57), D (3), J + D (1)