Prevalence of haemosporidian infections in selected avian host families from Southern China.

Number of species and individuals per family are shown in brackets. Plasmodium prevalence was not significantly different among families (X2 = 1.122, df = 5, p = 0.952). Haemoproteus prevalence was significantly different among families (X2 = 13.104, df = 5, p = 0.022).