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Volume 18, Number 10—October 2012

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Anthroponotic Enteric Parasites in Monkeys in Public Park, China

Jianbin Ye, Lihua Xiao, Jingbo Ma, Meijin Guo, Lili Liu, and Yaoyu FengComments to Author 
Author affiliations: East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China (J. Ye, J. Ma, M. Guo, L. Liu, Y. Feng); and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (J. Ye, L. Xiao)

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Table

Anthroponotic enteric parasites in free-range rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) and water samples in Qianling Park, Guiyang, China*

Species, genotype, or subtype GenBank accession no. Fecal specimens positive for organism
Water samples positive for organism, n = 23
Macaque Garden, n = 187 Hongfu Temple, n = 150 Tanquan Spring, n = 74
Cryptosporidium

C. hominis

IaA13R7

EU095261 2 0 0 0

IaA13R8

JX000568† 6 2 0 2

IaA14R7

JX000569† 1 0 1 0

IdA20

EU095265 10 3 0 0

IeA11G3T3

DQ665689 8 3 2 7

IfA16G2

JX000570† 1 0 0 0

Unknown‡

NA 0 0 0 2

C. parvum

IIcA5G3a

AY738195 2 1 2 0

C. felis

1 0 0 0
Subtotal (mean %; 95% CI)§ 31/187 (16.6; 10.7–22.4) 9/150 (6.0; 2.1–9.9) 5/74 (6.8; 0.8–12.7) 11/23 (47.8; 19.6–76.1)
Giardia duodenalis

Assemblage A2

U57897 10 0 0 0

Assemblage B

B1

AY368164 3 7 1 8

B2d

JX000562† 0 2 0 0

B3d

JX000563† 0 1 0 0

B4d

JX000564† 2 0 0 0

B5d

JX000565† 2 3 0 3

B6d

JX000566† 2 0 0 0

B7d

JX000567† 0 1 0 0

Unknown‡

NA 0 1 0 1
Subtotal (mean %; 95% CI)§ 19/187 (10.2; 5.6–14.7) 15/150 (10.0; 4.9–15.1) 1/74 (1.4; 0–4.0) 12/23 (52.2; 22.7–81.7)

Enterocytozoon bieneusi

Peru11

AY371286 46 21 2 4

WL15

AY237223 15 9 4 5

EbpC

AY371279 4 0 0 1

Type IV

AY371277 6 0 0 2

LW1d

JX000571† 0 0 0 1

Macaque1¶

JX000572† 0 0 1 0

Macaque2¶

JX00057† 1 0 0 0

Unknown‡

NA 4 2 1 0
Subtotal (mean %; 95% CI)§ 76/187 (40.6; 31.5–49.8) 32/150 (21.3; 13.9–28.7) 8/74 (10.8; 3.3–18.3) 13/23 (56.5; 25.8–87.2)

*Values are number of positive samples unless otherwise indicated. NA, not applicable.
†From this study.
‡PCR positive but sequence unavailable.
§No. positive /no. tested (% positive; 95% CI).
¶New subtypes or genotypes identified during this study.

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