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Table 2 Morphometrical analysis (μm2) to quantify amastigotes forms of Leishmania in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) of asymptomatic and symptomatic naturally infected dogs with Leishmania infantum from Municipality of Ribeirão das Neves, Belo Horizonte Metropolitan area, Minas Gerais (MG) state, Brazil

From: Histopathological and parasitological study of the gastrointestinal tract of dogs naturally infected with Leishmania infantum

Gastrintestinal fragments Clinic status
(n = 20)
Statistical analysis
(Mann Whitney Test)
  Asymtomatic Symptomatic (p < 0,05)
Stomach 0,21 0,15 0,9671
Duodenum 0,22 0,43 0,4029
Jejune 0,10 0,05 0,6474
Ileum 0,04 0,13 0,2443
Cecum 0,76 3,03 0,7725
Colon 0,41 4,73 0,1165