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Table 1 Distribution of canines examined for infections by Echinococcus species in North-Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran, from 2013 to 2014 according to animal age and sex

From: Echinococcus multilocularis and Echinococcus granulosus in canines in North-Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran, identified using morphology and genetic characterization of mitochondrial DNA

Age groupa Male Female Total
Cub Young Adult Cub Young Adult
Animal
 Jackal 5 35 7 2 9 3 61
 Fox 3 12 7 1 23
 Dog 3 13 2 1 19
 Wolf 1 2 3
 Total 11 61 11 3 16 4 106
  1. aCub, under 2 years; young, 2–5 years; adult, > 5 years