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Table 1 Distribution of Cryptosporidium species/genotypes and Cryptosporidium parvum subtypes in bamboo rats on farms in Jiangxi, Hainan and Guangxi provinces, China

From: Common occurrence of divergent Cryptosporidium species and Cryptosporidium parvum subtypes in farmed bamboo rats (Rhizomys sinensis)

LocationFarmAnimal agenNo. positive (%)Cryptosporidium spp.
C. ubiquitum-likeC. parvum-likeC. occultusC. parvumC. parvum subtype
Guangxi10–2 months97 (77.8)43
7–9 months62 (33.3)2
1–3 years8816 (18.2)547IIoA15G1 (n = 6)
Subtotal10325 (24.3)1177IIoA15G1 (n = 6)
20–2 months112 (18.2)11IIpA6 (n = 1)
1–3 years431 (2.3)1
Subtotal543 (5.6)12IIpA6 (n = 1)
30–2 months41 (25.0)1IIpA6 (n = 1)
1–3 years242 (8.3)2
Subtotal283 (10.7)21IIpA6 (n = 1)
40–2 months5034 (68.0)22111IIpA9 (n = 7)
3–4 months2512 (48.0)10 2IIpA9 (n = 1)
4–6 months2811 (39.3)83
7–9 months165 (31.3)221
1–3 years1236 (4.9)411IIpA9 (n = 1)
Subtotal24468 (27.9)262814IIpA9 (n = 9)
51–3 years302 (6.7)11
Subtotal302 (6.7)11
61–3 years182 (11.1)11
Subtotal182 (11.1)11
Jiangxi70–2 months1815 (83.3)96IIpA9 (n = 3), IIpA6 (n = 3)
3–4 months1910 (52.6)811IIpA9 (n = 1)
4–6 months217 (33.3)61IIpA9 (n = 1)
7–9 months133 (23.1)3
1–3 years8216 (19.5)124IIpA9 (n = 4)
Subtotal15351 (33.3)38112IIpA9 (n = 9), IIpA6 (n = 3)
Hainan80–2 months1713 (76.5)54 4IIpA6 (n = 1), IIoA15G1 (n = 2)
3–4 months65 (83.3)41IIoA15G1 (n = 1)
4–6 months32 (66.7)11
Subtotal2620 (76.9)596IIpA6 (n = 1), IIoA15G1 (n = 3)
90–2 months4134 (82.9)34IIpA9 (n = 25)
Unknown121 (8.3)1
Subtotal5335 (66.0)134IIpA9 (n = 25)
Total 709209 (29.4)8545178IIoA15G1 (n = 9), IIpA9 (n = 43), IIpA6 (n = 6)