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Table 3 Occurrence of parasites in faecal samples from semi-domesticated reindeer in Neiden, Finnmark

From: Occurrence of faecal endoparasites in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in two grazing areas in northern Norway

Grazing area n positive % positive 95% CI Median Mean Range
Neiden N total = 68
N calves = 44
N adults = 24
epg/opg epg/opg epg/opg
Strongylid 32 47.1 35.7–58.8 10 16 10–40
Strongylid (calves) 22 50.0 35.8–64.2 10 16 10–40
Strongylid (adults) 10 41.7 24.5–61.2 10 15 10–40
Nematodirinae sp. 6 8.8 4.1–17.9 20 18 10–30
Nematodirinae sp. (calves) 6 13.6 6.4–26.7 15 18 10–30
Nematodirinae sp. (adults) 0 0 0–13.8
Capillaria sp. 47 69.10 57.4–78.8 30 37 10–120
Capillaria sp. (calves) 34 77.3 63.0–87.2 35 37 10–120
Capillaria sp. (adults) 13 54.2 35.1–72.1 30 37 10–90
Moniezia sp. 9 13.2 7.1–23.3
Moniezia sp. (calves) 9 20.5 11.2–34.5
Moniezia sp. (adults) 0 0 0–13.8
Dictyocaulus sp. 1 1.5 0.3–7.9
Dictyocaulus sp. (calves) 1 2.3 0.4–11.8
Dictyocaulus sp. (adults) 0 0 0–13.8
Protostrongylid L1 45 66.2 54.4–76.3
Protostrongylid L1 (calves) 26 59.1 44.4–72.3
Protostrongylid L1 (adults) 19 79.2 59.5–90.1
Eimeria spp. 19 27.9 18.7–39.6 600 1663 200–13,000
Eimeria sp. (calves) 19 43.2 29.7–57.8 600 1663 200–13,000
Eimeria sp. (adults) 0 0 0–13.8
Giardia duodenalis 1 1.5 3.5–7.9
G, duodenalis (calves) 1 2.3 0.4–11.8
G. duodenalis (adults) 0 0 0–13.8
Cryptosporidium sp. 0 0 0–4.7
Cryptosporidium sp. (calves) 0 0 0–8.0
Cryptosporidium sp. (adults) 0 0 0–13.8
  1. Eggs, (oo)cysts and larvae found in faecal samples from 114 reindeer from two grazing districts in Finnmark. Positive samples, occurrence, 95% confidence intervals, eggs per gram (epg), oocysts per gram (opg), their mean and median and range of counts