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Table 3 Prevalence (95% confidence interval), median intensity, and mean abundance followed by the standard deviation of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Rattus norvegicus collected during 2010 and 2011

From: A longitudinal study of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in an urban population of Rattus norvegicus in Brazil: the influences of seasonality and host features on the pattern of infection

Season Month/year Number of host Prevalence Median intensity Mean abundance
Rainy March/2010 15 67% (41.5-85.0) 8 ± 5.7 6.2 ± 6.6
Dry June/2010 15 67% (41.5-85.0) 18 ± 12.6 12.7 ± 13.5
September/2010 19 63% (40.9-80.9) 11 ± 9.8 8.8 ±9.3
Rainy December/2010 12 67% (51.7-93.2) 8.5 ± 5.1 6.4 ± 5.9
March/2011 14 79% (38.6-83.8) 10 ± 7.7 6.6 ± 7.8
Dry June/2011 15 87% (60.9-97.5) 10 ± 9.9 8.2 ± 9.9
September/2011 10 70% (39.2-89.7) 8 ± 4.4 5.2 ± 5.1
Rainy December/2011 14 79% (51.7-93.2) 7.5 ± 5 5.2 ± 5.5