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Table 5 Prevalence of Clonorchis sinensis in second intermediate and reservoir hosts

From: Prevalence of intestinal helminth infections in Jiangsu Province, eastern China; a cross-sectional survey conducted in 2015

Animals No. of positive cases/total cases Positive rate (%) χ2, P value
Second intermediate host (freshwater fish):
Pseudorasbora parva 104/1752 5.94 142.874, < 0.001
Abbottina rivularis 17/1236 1.38
Rhodeus ocellatus 7/176 3.98
Hemiculter leucisculus 4/677 0.59
Others 0/1263 0.00
Total: 132/5104 2.59
Reservoir host:
 Cats 28/435 6.44a,b 25.337, < 0.001
 Dogs 3/440 0.68
 Pigs 6/296 2.03
Total: 37/1171 3.16
  1. a Statistically significant differences (P < 0.001), compared to positive rate from dogs;
  2. b Statistically significant differences (P = 0.005), compared to positive rate from pigs;