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Table 2 The results from PCR analysis of tissue specimens originating from wild boars in 10 counties of Sweden

From: Distribution of enteropathogenic Yersinia spp. and Salmonella spp. in the Swedish wild boar population, and assessment of risk factors that may affect their prevalence

Tissue sampled Total numbers analysed Total numbers (%) positive for Salmonella spp. Total numbers (%) positive for Y. enterocolitica Total numbers (%) positive for Y. pseudotuberculosis
Tonsils 136 20 (14.7) 19 (14.0) 20 (14.7)
Submandibular lymph node 25 3 (12.0) 3 (12.0) 0 (0.0)
Other tissue from the throat region 14 6 (42.9) 4 (28.6) 0 (0.0)
Mesenteric lymph node 90 9 (10.0) 6 (6.7) 4 (4.4)
Faeces 90 7 (7.8) 4 (4.4) 2 (2.2)
Total 354 45 (12.7) 36 (10.2) 26 (7.3)
  1. The animals were sampled at slaughter and the samples were analysed for the presence of Salmonella spp., Y. enterocolitica and Y. pseudotuberculosis