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Table 1 Prevalence and species of Cryptosporidium. in broiler chickens in Guangdong Province, China

From: Dominance of the zoonotic pathogen Cryptosporidium meleagridis in broiler chickens in Guangdong, China, reveals evidence of cross-transmission

Location Farms No. samples No. positive % (95% CI) Cryptosporidium species
   No. of positive samples of C. baileyi (%) No. of positive samples of C. meleagridis (%) No. of positive samples of mixed infection (%)
Qingyuan 14 294 28 9.5 (6.1–12.9) 10 (3.4) 18 (6.1)
Maoming 10 283 40 14.1 (10.1–18.2) 6 (2.1) 31 (11.0) 3 (1.1)
Huizhou 9 227 29 12.8 (8.4–17.2) 23 (10.1) 5 (2.2) 1 (0.4)
Yangjiang 4 106 25 23.6 (15.4–31.8) 4 (3.8) 19 (17.9) 2 (1.9)
Meizhou 4 59 7 11.9 (3.4–20.4) 5 (8.5) 2 (3.4)
Shanwei 2 32 3 9.4 (0–20.1) 3 (9.4)
Total   1001 132 13.2 (11.1–15.4) 48 (4.8) 78 (7.8) 6 (0.6)