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Table 2 Overview of the number of wild boars in Denmark (2014–2019) examined for pathogens that can be transferred between wild boars, domestic pigs and humans

From: Surveillance of important bacterial and parasitic infections in Danish wild boars (Sus scrofa)

Pathogen Number of wild boars analysed
Brucella spp. 240
Parasite eggs/oocysts 254
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) 244
Salmonella spp. 115a
Trichinella spp. 232
  1. aWild boars sampled in in the hunting seasons 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 were not analysed for Salmonella spp.