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Table 1

Prevalence, species/genotypes and subtypes of Cryptosporidium in donkeys in Xinjiang, China.

Feeding pattern Collection site Age (year) No. positive/No. samples (%) Cryptosporidium species, subtype (n)
Farmed
Alaer (Farm 1) <1 0/54 /
Barkol (Farm 2) <1 2/11 (18.2) C. horse genotype (2), VIaA15G4 (2)
Bohu (Farm 3) ≥1 0/27 /
Bohu (Farm 4) ≥1 2/34 (5.9) C. hominis (2), IkA16 (2)
Bohu (Farm 5) <1 1/18 (5.6) C. hominis (1), IkA16 (1)
Gongliu (Farm 6) <1 0/21 /
Huocheng (Farm 7) <1 0/20 /
Karakax (Farm 8) <1 5/41 (12.2) C. hominis (5), IkA16 (3), IkA16G1 (2)
Karakax (Farm 9) <1 0/47 /
Khorgas (Farm 10) Unclear 0/20 /
Pishan (Farm 11) Unclear 0/26 /
Pishan (Farm 12) Unclear 0/15 /
Qitai (Farm 13) ≥1 0/16 /
Turpan (Farm 14) <1 0/17 /
Yopurga (Farm 15) <1 3/12 (25.0) C. hominis (3), IkA16 (3)
≥1 1/24 (4.2) C. parvum (1), IIdA15G1 (1)
Yopurga (Farm 16) <1 0/10 /
≥1 0/44 /
Yopurga (Farm 17) <1 2/13 (15.4) C. hominis (2), IkA16G1 (2)
Yuli (Farm 18) <1 0/32 /
Subtotal 16/502 (3.4) C. hominis (13), IkA16 (9), IkA16G1 (4); C. parvum (1), IIdA15G1 (1); Cryptosporidium horse genotype, VIaA15G4 (2)
Free-ranging
Akqi (Location 1) ≥1 0/11 /
Barkol (Location 2) ≥1 0/21 /
Pishan (Location 3) ≥1 0/48 /
Yecheng (Location 4) ≥1 0/64 /
Zepu (Location 5) ≥1 0/34 /
Subtotal 0/178 /
Total <1 13/296 (4.4) C. hominis (11), IkA16 (7), IkA16G1 (4); Cryptosporidium horse genotype (2), VIaA15G4 (2)
≥1 3/323 (0.9) C. hominis (2), IkA16 (2); C. parvum (1), IIdA15G1 (1)
Unclear 0/61 /