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Table 2 Canine visceral leishmaniasis in the plain region of the seven provinces studied

From: Historical experience in the elimination of visceral leishmaniasis in the plain region of Eastern and Central China

Province Year of survey No. of counties surveyed No. of dogs examined No. of sick dogs (/10000) No. of counties with CVL Human VL prevalence in the same period (/10000)
Shandong [23] 1951–1952 21 22,342 15 (0.7) 8 31
Jiangsu [2] 1936 1 35 0 0 319
Jiangsu [23] 1951–1952 6 8,439 0 0 44
Anhui [23] 1951–1952 7 6266 1 (0.2) 1 18
Hebei [22] 1939–1942 1 1,780 4 (2.7) 1 34
Hebei [24] 1956 5 1125 0 0 -
Henan* 1953–1955 3 1040 1 1 -
Xian, Shaanxi [21] 1944–1945 1 1073 4 (3.7) 1 40
Central Shaanxi Plain [17] 1952–1953 8 11,095 11 (10.0) 5 35
Hubei [20, 25] 1957 3 179 0 0 5.8
  1. *Henan Provincial Institute of Visceral Leishmaniasis Control, unpublished data, 1956.