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Table 3 Overview of parasites detected coproscopically in wild boars in Denmark in 2014–2019 (n = 254)

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

Parasite genera No. of positive Prevalence 95% CI No. of enclosures with positive wild boars Age ≤1a Age >1a
Prevalence
95% CI
Median egg/oocyst excretion
[min – max]
95% CI of mean intensity Prevalence
95% CI
Median egg/oocyst excretion
[min – max]
95% CI of mean intensity
Eimeria spp. 234 92.3
88.8; 95.5
8 92.1
85.2; 99.0
2760
[10−200,000]
5,021; 23,257 87.9
81.3; 84.4
7,980
[10 - 378,000]
15,884; 39,009
Metastrongylus sp. 202 79.5
74.5; 84.5
8 90.5
83.0; 98.0
130
[10−11,100]
429; 1,512 66.7
57.2; 76.1
83
[10 - 16,500]
184; 1,409
Strongyles 150 59.1
53.0; 65.1
7 52.4
39.7; 65.1
120
[10 – 3,900]
217; 984 56.6
46.7; 66.5
48
[10 – 1,600]
72; 250
Capillaria sp. 28 11.1
7.1; 14.9
3 14.3
5.4; 23.2
10.0
[10 - 20]
8.8; 15.7 14.1
7.2; 21.1
10.0
[10 - 20]
9.7; 14.6
Ascaris suum 27 10.6
6.8; 14.4
6 12.7
4.2; 21.2
3540
[0 – 10,740]
0; 92,416 8.1
2.6; 13.5
953
[0 - 239]
0; 2,969
Trichuris suis 22 8.7
5.2; 12.1
4 12.7
4.2; 21.2
25
[0 - 10.7]
0; 83 20.2
0; 4.8
15
[0 - 0.7]
0-79
Cystoisospora suis 1 0.4 1   -  
Strongyloidesransomi 1 0.4 1   -  
  1. aA total of 36.1% of the examined wild boars were not included in the calculation of excretion per age