Table 2.

Distribution of Enterocytozoon bieneusi genotypes in captive baboons by sequence analysis of the ITS region of the rRNA gene

Specimen no.Animal no.Gender and ageaWt (kg)E. bieneusi genotypeb
278703110FA12A
278753115MJD
278823123FA11.9D
278963139FA11.4D
278973140FI3.4D
278983141MA16.8D
280163538MJ8.9D
280183541MJ7D
280233547FA11D
278483084MJ7Peru7
279473384MJ4.1Peru11
279613399FA12Peru11
279763417MA21.5Peru11
279853427MJ7.3KB-1
278403076FA12KB-2
279433380FJ7KB-3
278553093FJ6.7KB-4
279413378FA8.9KB-5
279203354FA13KB-6
279223356MJ11.6KB-6
279233357FA12.2KB-6
279293365FA13.8KB-6
279353372FJ7.2KB-6
279453382MJ4.3KB-6
279463383MJ4.5KB-6
279573395MA12KB-6
279583396FA10KB-6
279633401FA13.4KB-6
279843426MJ10.5KB-6
  • a FA, female adult; FJ, female juvenile; FI, female infant; MA, male adult; MJ, male juvenile.

  • b Genotype terminology based on that of Santin and Fayer (9). KB-1 to KB-6 are new genotypes found in this study.