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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

From: Timing the origin of human malarias: the lemur puzzle

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