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Table 1 Prevalence rates of taeniid infections in trapped Arvicola terrestris of different age classes

From: Age, season and spatio-temporal factors affecting the prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis and Taenia taeniaeformis in Arvicola terrestris

age class in months (N animals) ≤ 3 (N = 436) >3-5 (N = 227) >5-7 (N = 101) >7 (N = 92)
E. multilocularis 7.6 (5.3-10.5) 19.4 (14.5-25.1) 21.8 (14.2-31.1) 32.6 (23.2-43.2)
E. multilocularis protoscoleces 0.0 (0.0-0.7) 1.3 (0.3-3.8) 3.0 (0.6-8.4) 6.5 (2.4-13.7)
T. taeniaeformis 17.9 (14.4-21.8) 24.2 (18.8-30.3) 34.7 (25.5-44.8) 34.8 (25.1-45.4)
T. crassiceps 0.9 (0.3-2.3) 2.6 (1.0-5.7) 5.0 (1.6-11.2) 0.0 (0.0-3.2)
  1. 95% confidence intervals are shown in brackets (N total = 856).