Skip to main content

Table 3 Microfilaria intensity in blood samples of A. occidentalis and L. edwardsi

From: Sleeping site ecology, but not sex, affect ecto- and hemoparasite risk, in sympatric, arboreal primates (Avahi occidentalis and Lepilemur edwardsi)

Host species Dry season Rainy season
A. occidentalis 1.42 (± 1.88) mf/μl (N = 10, n = 10) 5.02 (± 9.03) mf/μl (N = 6, n = 9)
L. edwardsi 1.25 (± 1.67) mf/μl (N = 8, n = 10) 3.57 (± 3.73) mf/μl (N = 7, n = 9)
  1. mf microfilariae
  2. N number of sampled individuals
  3. n number of positive samples