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Table 1 Theileria cervi prevalence in adult white-tailed deer in Gadsden County, Florida, USA, spring and autumn 2016

From: The impact of vector control on the prevalence of Theileria cervi in farmed Florida white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus

  Wild Farmed
No. positive/total no. % positive (95% CI) No. positive/total no. % positive (95% CI)
Spring 2016 12/12 100 (75.8–100) 17/51 33.3 (22.0–47.0)
Autumn 2016 29/30 96.7 (83.3–99.4) 17/44 38.6 (25.7–53.3)
Total 41/42 97.6 (87.7–99.6) 21/52a 40.4 (28.16–53.9)
  1. aThis total value comes from 52 unique individuals that were tested overall in the two time periods, 51 of which were tested in spring 2016. 43 of those individuals were retested in autumn 2016 as well as an additional unique individual, which tested positive. The total number positive comes from 17 individuals that tested positive in spring and autumn, the 1 unique individual from autumn, and 3 female white-tailed deer that converted from negative to positive for Theileria DNA between spring and autumn