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Table 5 Association between diarrhea and presence of E. bieneusi in pre-weaned Korean native calves according to age

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

Age (days)Fecal consistencyFrequency of E. bieneusi positivity (%)χ2 (P-value)OR95% CI
1–20Diarrhea6/102 (5.9)6.61 (0.010)*0.280.10–0.77
Non-diarrhea13/71 (18.3)
21–40Diarrhea10/44 (22.7)0.48 (0.490)0.740.31–1.76
Non-diarrhea20/70 (28.6)
41–60Diarrhea3/14 (21.4)1.01 (0.596)3.270.30–36.31
Non-diarrhea1/13 (7.7)
  1. *P < 0.05 vs reference (Ref.)