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Table 2 Gastrointestinal helminths in 13 red deer ( Cervus elaphus ) culled from a stationary population around the Mongstad Oil Refinery, Norway, in February 2007

From: Gastrointestinal parasites in an isolated Norwegian population of wild red deer (Cervus elaphus)

  N Prevalence [95%CI] Mean counts [95%CI] Min-Max (median) Species detecteda(No. of individuals with each parasite species)
Abomasal parasites 12 91.7% [64.6-98.5] 6223 [1262-11185] 0-20480 (1840) Ostertagia leptospicularis (10)/O. kolchida (4)
Spiculopteragia spiculoptera (11)/S. mathevossiani (2)
Trichostrongylus axei (5)
Small intestinal parasites 13 38.5% [17.7-64.4] 40 [-8-88] 0-280 (0) Capillaria bovis (2)
Tapeworm fragments (1)
Large intestinal parasites 13 30.8% [12.7-57.6] 1 [0-2] 0-6 (0) Cooperia oncophora (2)
Trichuris globulosa (2)
Oesphagostomum venulosum (2)
  1. aVoucher specimens for helminths deposited in the US National Parasite Collection, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville, Maryland, USA: Trichuris globulosa USNPC 105314; Anoplocephalidae (unidentified cestodes) USNPC 105315; Spiculopteragia boehmi (syn. S. spiculoptera) USNPC 105316, 105319, 105323; Ostertagia leptospicularis/O. kolchida USNPC 105317, 105320, 105324; Capillaria bovis USNPC 105318; Trichostrongylus axei USNPC 105321; Cooperia oncophora USNPC 105322.