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Table 4 Morphometrical analysis (μm2) to quantify amastigote forms of Leishmania in the gastrointestinal tract of 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 μm2 Gastrintestinal fragments μm2 Statistical analysis
(Friedman test) (p < 0,05)
Stomach 0,15 Duodenum 0,43 0,4687
Stomach 0,15 Jejune 0,05 0,1387
Stomach 0,15 Ileum 0,05 0,6451
Stomach 0,15 Cecum 0,05 0,0761
Stomach 0,15 Colon + 0,05 0,0302*
Duodenum 0,43 Jejune 0,05 0,7917
Duodenum 0,43 Ileum 0,13 0,6919
Duodenum 0,43 Cecum 3,03 0,0565
Duodenum 0,43 Colon + 4,73 0,0138*
Jejune 0,05 Ileum 0,13 0,3912
Jejune 0,05 Cecum+ 3,03 0,0125*
Jejune 0,05 Colon+ 4,73 0,0031*
Ileum 0,13 Cecum+ 3,03 0,0486*
Ileum 0,13 Colon+ 4,73 0,0417*
Cecum 3,03 Colon 4,73 0,6457