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Table 1 Distribution of wild boars ( Sus scrofa ) that tested positive for Salmonella spp., as classified by age, over three hunting seasons in northern Italy

From: Salmonella serotypes in wild boars (Sus scrofa) hunted in northern Italy

Age Hunting season Total
2007/08 2008/09 2009/10
Class 0 (<1 year old) 55 22 49 126
(44.35%) (27.50%) (40.16%) (100%)
Class 1 (<1-2 year old>) 33 24 31 88
(26.61%) (30.00%) (25.40%) (100%)
Class 2 (>2 year old) 22 25 33 70
(17.74%) (18.75%) (27.19%) (100%)
Undetermined 14 19 9 42
(11.30%) (23.75%) (7.25%) (100%)
Total 124 80 122 326
(100%) (100%) (100%) (100%)