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Table 3 Frequency of antiparasitic – treatment of breeding reindeer in autumn/early winter 2002–2004 with ivermectin inj. 200 μg/kg s.c. or paste 200 μg/kg per os and reindeer densities (see fig 1).

From: Efficacy of different treatment regimes against setariosis (Setaria tundra, Nematoda: Filarioidea) and associated peritonitis in reindeer

year 2002 2003 2004 Reindeer/km2 in summer 2003
area inject/paste inject/paste inject/paste  
1 52%/24% 57%/23% 68%/17% 1.6
2 82%/4% 83%/4% 75%/2% 2.2
3 77%/0.2% 87%/0.3% 90%/0.2% 2.8
4 59%/5% 64%/5% 66%/5% 3.4
tot 69%/7% 73%/7% 75%/5% 2.5
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