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Table 1 Summary of information on faecal samples collected from household cats and dogs (age and sex) donated by an animal hospital located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in Spring (September – November 2018) and Summer (December 2018 – February 2019)

From: Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotypes in cats and dogs in Victoria, Australia

Host Sex Adult Juvenile Samples from animals of unknown age Total prevalence of E. bieneusi in% (text-positive sample nos./total sample nos.)
Cat 111 55 6 2.9 (5/172)
 Female 42 26 4 2.8 (2/72)
 Male 65 24 2 2.2 (2/91)
 NA 4 5 0 11.1 (1/9)
Dog 260 71 11 4.4 (15/342)
 Female 125 31 5 4.3 (7/161)
 Male 135 38 6 4.5 (8/179)
 NA 0 2 0 0 (0/2)
Totals 371 126 17 3.9 (20/514)
  1. NA not available