Veterinary Medicine International / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Prevalence and Risk Factors Associated with Faecal Shedding of Cryptosporidium Oocysts in Dogs in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria

Table 5

Effect of breed and location on the prevalence of Cryptosporidium infection in dogs using ELISA and MAF in the FCT, Abuja.

VariableNumber of dogs examined: Number positive (%)Chi-square value & df
MAFELISA

Breed
 Exotic1509 (6.00)27 (18.00)0.3790.827; 2
 Local743 (4.05)14 (18.92)
 Cross523 (5.77)10 (19.23)0.0520.974; 2
Location
 Urban1385 (3.62)20 (14.49)1.7620.144; 1
 Rural13810 (7.25)31 (22.46)2.9100.060; 1

Chi-square in reference to MAF.
Chi-square in reference to ELISA.