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Table 3 Morphometrical analysis (μm2) to quantify amastigotes forms of Leishmania in the gastrointestinal tract of asymptomatic 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 μm2 Gastrintestinal fragments μm2 Statistical analysis
(Friedman test) (p < 0,05)
Stomach 0,21 Duodenum 0,22 0,3383
Stomach 0,21 Jejune 0,11 0,4911
Stomach 0,21 Ileum 0,04 0,3678
Stomach 0,21 Cecum 0,76 0,2475
Stomach 0,21 Colon 0,41 0,9579
Duodenum 0,22 Jejune 0,10 0,5577
Duodenum 0,22 Ileum 0,04 0,7091
Duodenum 0,22 Cecum + 0,76 0,0354*
Duodenum 0,22 Colon 0,41 0,2892
Jejune 0,10 Ileum 0,04 0,5589
Jejune 0,10 Cecum + 0,76 0,0403*
Jejune 0,10 Colon 0,41 0,5607
Ileum 0,04 Cecum + 0,76 0,0180*
Ileum 0,04 Colon 0,41 0,2667
Cecum 0,76 Colon 0,41 0,2928