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Table 1 Direct agglutination test and qPCR results in different livestock from three districts of southern Iran

From: Livestock infected with Leishmania spp. in southern Iran

County Village Livestock (n) DAT cut-off > 1:1600 qPCR
Positive, n (%) Negative, n (%) Positive n (%) Negative n. (%)
Firuzabad Jaydasht Sheep (22) 9 (40.9) 13 (59.1) 15 (68.2) 7 (31.8)
Cattle (10) 4 (40) 6 (60) 9 (90) 1 (10)
Do-Ghalat Sheep (18) 8 (44.4) 10 (55.6) 8 (44.4) 10 (55.6)
Goat (40) 17 (42.5) 23 (57.5) 18 (45) 22 (55)
Donkey (2) 0 2 (100) 1 (50) 1 (50)
Qir va Karzin Emam-shahr Sheep (9) 3 (33.3) 6 (66.7) 4 (44.4) 5 (55.6)
Goat (74) 26 (35.1) 48 (64.9) 35 (47.3) 39 (52.7)
Cattle (6) 3 (50) 3 (50) 3 (50) 3 (50)
Total 181 70 (38.7) 111 (61.3) 93 (51.4) 88 (48.6)
  1. DAT Direct agglutination test