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Table 1 The number of Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber) from Telemark County, Norway, analysed for the presence of the bacterias Campylobacter spp. and Salmonella spp., and the protozoens Giardia spp. and Cryptosporidium spp. in faecal contents. Animals are categorized according to capture form, sex, age and the habitat they were taken from.

From: Investigations of Waterborne Pathogens in Eurasian Beaver (Castor fiber) from Telemark County, Southeast Norway

Category Campylobacter Salmonella Giardia Cryptosporidium
Live-trapped 83 106 111 103
Shot 50 129 130 79
Total 133 235 241 182
Males 72 126 129 98
Females 61 109 112 84
Juveniles (0–10 kg) 20 38 41 27
Subadults (10–15 kg) 21 46 47 35
Adults (≥ 15 kg) 92 151 153 120
River (>5 m wide) 105 172 177 142
Stream (<5 m wide) 14 24 24 15
Tarn/lake 14 39 40 25