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Table 2 Sex and age distribution

From: Carrion crows (Corvus corone) of southwest Germany: important hosts for haemosporidian parasites

  Leucocytozoon spp. prevalence % (n) Plasmodium spp. prevalence n (%) Haemoproteus spp. prevalence n (%)
Sex
 Male (n = 42) 78.6 (33) 31 (13) 7.1 (3)
 Female (n = 49) 89.8 (44) 28.6 (14) 8.2 (4)
Age class
 <2 year (n = 31) 87.1 (27) 25.8 (8) 6.5 (2)
 2nd-yearold (n = 33) 78.8 (26) 27.3 (9) 9.1 (3)
 >2 year (n = 31) 90.3 (28) 35.5 (11) 6.5 (2)
  1. Distribution of carrion crows tested positive by PCR for haemosporidian parasites in southwest Germany (collected in 2016)