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Table 3 Molecular detection of vector-borne pathogens in dogs from Mizoram and Tripura states in Northeast India

From: Molecular investigation of vector-borne parasitic infections in dogs in Northeast India

Pathogen Total no. of dogs infected with each pathogen according to state (%) Total no. of infected dogs (%)
Mizoram (n = 80) Tripura (n = 50)
Babesia gibsoni 37 (46) 19 (38) 56 (43)
Babesia vogeli 4 (5) 4 (3)
Hepatozoon canis 34 (43) 16 (32) 50 (38)
Dirofilaria immitis 2 (3) 2 (2)
Acanthocheilonema reconditum 3 (4) 3 (2)
Anaplasma platys 3 (4) 1 (2) 4 (3)
Single infections
 Babesia gibsoni 6 (8) 6 (12) 12 (9)
 Babesia vogeli 1 (1) 1 (1)
 Hepatozoon canis 3 (4) 3 (6) 6 (5)
 Dirofilaria immitis 2 (3) 2 (2)
 Acanthocheilonema reconditum 3 (4) 3 (2)
Co-infections
 B. gibsoni + H. canis 25 (31) 12 (24) 37 (28)
 B. gibsoni + B. vogeli + H. canis 3 (4) 3 (2)
 B. gibsoni + H. canis + A. platys 3 (4) 1 (2) 4 (3)
Total 46 (58) 22 (44) 68 (52)