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Table 2 Occurrence of Cryptosporidium species/genotypes in farmed bamboo rats in Guangxi, Jiangxi and Hainan provinces, China, broken down by age

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

AgenNo. positive (%)Cryptosporidium spp.C. parvum subtype
C. ubiquitum-likeC. parvum-likeC. occultusC. parvum
0–2 months150105 (70.0)2128056IIpA9 (n = 36), IIpA6 (n = 6)
3–4 months5028 (56.0)18514IIpA9 (n = 2), IIoA15G1 (n = 2)
4–6 months5320 (37.7)14402IIpA9 (n = 1), IIoA15G1 (n = 1)
7–9 months3610 (27.8)7201
1–3 years40845 (11.0)246015IIpA9 (n = 4), IIoA15G1 (n = 6)
Unknown121 (8.3)1000
Total709209 (29.5)8545178IIpA9 (n = 43), IIpA6 (n = 6), IIoA15G1 (n = 9)
  1. Abbreviations: n, total number of samples; –, gp60 PCR negative