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Table 3 The different proportions of the three species of abomasal nematodes identified in the abomasal contents of the red deer ( Cervus elaphus ) from Mongstad (n = 12), based upon morphological identification of all the male nematodes in each sample

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

Parasite species Mean proportion of the different species (males only) [95% CI for the mean] Mean proportion of major morphs [95% CI for the mean]
Spiculopteragia spiculoptera/mathevossiani 64.5 [43.0-86.0] 93.4 [80.0-100.0]
Ostertagia leptospicularis/kolchida 26.4 [9.3-43.4] 71.9 [45.0-98.9]
Trichostrongylus axei 9.2 [-2.8-20.7] Not applicable
  1. The 95% confidence interval (CI) for the mean proportions are shown.