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Table 3 Prevalence of Blastocystis sp. among different species

From: First identification and molecular subtyping of Blastocystis sp. in zoo animals in southwestern China

Species No. of examined No. of positive Prevalence (%) YA CD XC PZH
Squirrel monkey 93 19 20.4 ST17 (19)    
Rhesus macaque 17 10 58.8 ST1 (10)    
White-cheeked gibbon 4 4 100 ST2 (3); ST3 (1)    
Ring-tailed lemur 13 6 46.2 ST1 (3); ST2 (3)    
Chinchilla 6 4 66.7   ST17 (4)   
Red giant flying squirrel 1 1 100   ST4 (1)   
Black great squirrel 1 1 100   ST4 (1)   
Alpaca 11 4 36.4 ST10 (2); ST14 (2)    
Sika deer 11 1 9.1     ST1 (1)
Asiatic black bear 12 3 25     ST17 (3)
Leopard 3 2 66.7 ST1 (1); ST5 (1)    
Common pigeon 34 4 11.8   ST8 (4)   
Green peafowl 12 1 8.3    ST3 (1)  
Common ostrich 19 6 31.6 ST5 (1)    ST5 (5)
Total 237 66 27.8 ST17 (19); ST1 (14); ST2 (6); ST5 (2); ST10 (2); ST14 (2); ST3 (1) ST8 (4); ST17 (4); ST4 (2) ST3 (1) ST5 (5); ST17 (3); ST1 (1)
  1. YA = Ya’an Zoo; CD = Chengdu Zoo; XC represents Xichang Zoo; PZH = Panzhihua Zoo