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Table 3 Species/genotypes/assemblages of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis in dogs and cats by sex, breed, age, sample source and clinical signs

From: Genetic characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. and Giardia duodenalis in dogs and cats in Guangdong, China

VariableDogsCats
nCryptosporidium genotype (n)G. duodenalis assemblage (n)nCryptosporidium genotype (n)G. duodenalis assemblage (n)
Sex
 Female291C. canis (21); rat genotype IV (1)C (19); D (12); C/D (4)129C. felis (10); C. parvum (1)
 Male191C. canis (9)C (4); D (6); C/D (1)163C. felis (7); C. parvum (1); C. muris (1); rat genotype IV (1)A (1); F (8)
 Unknown159C. canis (12); C. muris (1)C (4); D (8)126C. felis (4); C. parvum (1)F (6)
Breed
 Purebred446C. canis (28); C. muris (1)C (23); D (18); C/D (5)89C. felis (8); C. parvum (1); C. muris (1); rat genotype IV (1)F (1)
 Mixed-breed82C. canis (4); rat genotype IV (1)C (2)187C. felis (9)F (2)
 Unknown113C. canis (10)C (2); D (8)142C. felis (4); C. parvum (2)A (1); F (11)
Age (months)
 ≤ 6125C. canis (14); C. muris (1)C (9); D (4); C/D (1)66C. felis (7); C. parvum (1); rat genotype IV (1)A (1); F (1)
 > 6402C. canis (19); rat genotype IV (1)C (16); D (14); C/D (4)299C. felis (11); C. parvum (1); C. muris (1)F (9)
 Unknown114C. canis (9)C (2); D (8)53C. felis (3); C. parvum (1)F (4)
Sample source
 Household79C. canis (11)C (4); D (3); C/D (1)49C. felis (1)F (1)
 Pet shop118C. canis (12); C. muris (1)C (8); D (3); C/D (1)27Rat genotype IV (1); C. felis (2) 
 Pet shelter134C. canis (9)C (2); D (8)132C. felis (6); C. parvum (1)F (6)
 Research center201C. canis (7)C (13); D (11); C/D (3)0  
 Veterinary clinic109C. canis (3); rat genotype IV (1)D (1)130C. felis (7); C. parvum (2); C. muris (1)A (1); F (7)
 Stray080C. felis (5)
Clinical signs
 Diarrheic17C. canis (2)C (1); D (1)19C. felis (1)
 Non-diarrheic624C. canis (40); C. muris (1); rat genotype IV (1)C (26); D (25); C/D (5)399C. felis (20); C. parvum (3); C. muris (1); rat genotype IV (1)A (1); F (14)
 Total641C. canis (42); C. muris (1); rat genotype IV (1)C (27); D (26); C/D (5)418C. felis (21); C. parvum (3); C. muris (1); rat genotype IV (1)A (1); F (14)