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Table 2 Serological results for Toxoplasma gondii in wild felids in human care stratified by species

From: Toxoplasma gondii in small exotic felids from zoos in Europe and the Middle East: serological prevalence and risk factors

Species Total no. of samples No. of positive samples (%)
Asian golden cat (n = 2) 2 1 (50.0)
Black-footed cat (n = 3) 15 4 (26.7)
Fishing cat (n = 15) 40 22 (55.0)
Geoffroy’s cat (n = 14) 33 16 (48.5)
Jaguarondi (n = 5) 9 5 (55.6)
Margay (n = 7) 19 9 (47.4)
Oncilla (n = 3) 9 6 (66.7)
Pallas’ cat (n = 22) 52 47 (90.4)
Rusty-spotted cat (n = 3) 28 27 (96.4)
Sand cat (n = 15) 87 47 (54.0)
Other (n = 5) 17 12 (70.6)
Total (n = 50) 311 196 (63.0)
  1. Abbreviation; n, number of zoos