Table 4

Details of cats that tested positive for haemotropic mycoplasmas
Number of cats studied Number of cats tested positive for mycoplasmas, total (%)
Any mycoplasma Mh1 CMh2 CMt3 Mh + CMh CMh + CMt
Male cats 59 24 (40.7, 95% CI4 28.1-54.3) 5 (8.5) 19 (32.2) 7 (11.9) 3 (5.1) 4 (6.8)
Female cats 87 21 (24.1, 95% CI 15.6-34.5) 10 (11.5) 13 (14.9) 1 (1.2) 3 (3.5) 0
Kitten, ≤6 months 33 4 (12.1, 95% CI 3.4-28.2) 1 (3.0) 4 (12.1) 1 (3.0) 1 (3.0) 1 (3.0)
Juvenile, >6-12 months 39 12 (30.8, 95% CI 17.0-47.6) 2 (5.1) 7 (18.0) 3 (7.7) 0 0
Young adult, >12-36 months 43 16 (37.2, 95% CI 23.0-53.3) 7 (16.3) 11 (25.6) 3 (7.0) 3 (7.0) 2 (4.7)
Adult, >36 months 31 13 (41.9, 95% CI 24.6-60.9) 5 (16.1) 10 (32.3) 1 (3.2) 2 (6.5) 1 (3.2)
Total 146 45 (30.8, 95% CI 23.5-39.0) 15 (10.3) 32 (21.9) 8 (5.5) 6 (4.1) 4 (2.7)

1Mh = Mycoplasma haemofelis.

2CMh = Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum.

3CMt = Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis.

495% CI = 95% confidence interval.

Silaghi et al.

Silaghi et al. Parasites & Vectors 2014 7:62   doi:10.1186/1756-3305-7-62

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