Table 1

Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in household and stray cats by gender and age in Lanzhou, northwest China using modified agglutination test (MAT)

Cat groups

Types of cat

Total


Household cat

Stray cat


No. tested

No. positive

Prevalence (%)

No. tested

No. positive

Prevalence (%)

No. tested

No. positive

Prevalence (%)


Gender

Male

87

17

19.5

17

9

52.9

104

26

25

Female

92

11

12

25

10

40

117

21

17.9

Age (years)

< 1

41

4

9.8

12

4

33.3

53

8

15.1

2

65

12

18.5

24

11

45.8

89

23

25.8

3

37

6

16.2

3

2

66.7

40

8

20

≥3

36

6

16.7

3

2

66.7

39

8

20.5

Total

179

28

15.6

42

19

45.2

221

47

21.3


Wu et al. Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:214   doi:10.1186/1756-3305-4-214

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