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Table 1 Prevalence of infection with Leishmania spp. in dogs and cats

From: Leishmania tropica and Leishmania infantum infection in dogs and cats in central Israel

  ITS1 HRM PCR+ (%) Leishmania infantum according to ITS1 HRM PCR and DNA sequencing (%) Leishmania tropica according to ITS1 HRM PCR and DNA sequencing (%) kDNA+ (%)
Dogs 7/189 (3.7) 6/189 (3.2%) 1/189 (0.5) 43/189 (22.7)
Cats 11/152 (7.2) 6/152 (3.9) 5/152 (3.3) 44/152 (28.9)
  χ2 = 1.456, df = 1, P = 0.228 χ2 = 0.008, df = 1, P = 0.929 χ2 = 3.902, df = 2, P = 0.142 χ2 = 1.391, df = 1, P = 0.238