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Table 2. Seroprevalence of T. gondii antibodies in blood serum of equids in Iran

From: Parasitic diseases of equids in Iran (1931–2020): a literature review

Host Province Diagnosis No. of examined animals Percentage of positive animals References and yeara
Horse Fars DT 110 4.5 [66] 1991
Horse Qazvin MAT 52 71.2 [67] 2010
Horse West Azerbaijan MAT 26 11.5 [68] 2011
Horse Fars MAT 35 40.0 [69] 2012
Horse Fars MAT 35 40.0 [70] 2013
Horse North Khorasan IFAT 100 41.0 [71] 2013
Horse Hamedan MAT 120 13.3 [72] 2014
Horse Khuzestan MAT 235 48.5 [73] 2015
Horse Kerman and Yazd LAT 163 43.6 [74] 2017
Donkey Hamedan MAT 100 47.0 [75] 2015
  1. NS not stated, DT dye test, MAT modified agglutination test, IFAT immunofluorescent antibody test, LAT latex agglutination test
  2. aYear of publication