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Table 1.

The prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in sheep in the People’s Republic of China.

Provinces/Cities Year of samplingA Age of sheep No. tested No. positive Prevalence (%) MethodB Reference
Heilongjiang 2008–2010 Not shown 792 24 3.0 IHA [37]
Liaoning 2011 At all ages 566 25 4.4 IHA [43]
Jinzhou 2012 At all ages 402 72 17.9 MAT [42]
Qinghai 2012–2013 ≥1 year 600 128 21.3 ELISA [25]
Yunnan 2012–2013 At all ages 154 15 9.7 IHA [45]
Gansu 2013–2014 At all ages 1732 352 20.3 MAT [44]

Years of sampling are listed as published in the references.


IHA: indirect hemagglutination test; MAT: modified agglutination test; ELISA: enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.

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