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Table 3 Detection rates of all pathogen species in pre-weaned Korean native calves according to the diarrhea status

From: Zoonotic potential of Enterocytozoon bieneusi in pre-weaned Korean native calves

PathogenPositive in diarrhea samples (n = 160)Positive in non-diarrhea samples (n = 154)χ2 (P-value)OR (95% CI)
Cryptosporidium parvum11 (6.9%)14 (9.1%)0.53 (0.468)0.74 (0.32–1.68)
Giardia duodenalis23 (14.4%)18 (11.7%)0.50 (0.480)1.27 (0.66–2.46)
Enterocytozoon bieneusi19 (11.9%)34 (22.1%)5.82 (0.016)*0.48 (0.26–0.88)
E. bieneusi + G. duodenalis10 (6.3%)3 (1.9%)3.66 (0.056)3.36 (0.91–12.43)
  1. *P < 0.05