Table 1

Prevalence of lemur malaria parasites from blood samples collected as part of the Health Assessment Project of the lemur populations in Madagascar, between 2006 and 2009

Common Name

Species

n

Locality

Positive by PCR (Cytb)


Black and white ruffed lemurs

Varecia variegata

7

Ranomafana National Park (Eastern rainforest)

1

Lesser bamboo lemurs

Hapalemur griseus griseus

6

Ranomafana National Park (Eastern rainforest)

6

Ring-tailed lemurs

Lemur catta

5

Cape St. Marie

0

Diademed sifaka

Propithecus diadema

23

Tsinjoarivo region

0

Indri

Indri indri

36

Analamazoatra forests (Eastern rainforest)

1


Total

77

8


Pacheco et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:299   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-299

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