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Table 2 Number infected and median Trichinella spp. larvae per g (LPG) in tongues of Florida panthers determined by tissue digestion according to year collected

From: High prevalence of Trichinella pseudospiralis in Florida panthers (Puma concolor coryi)

Year sampled Number of samples Number infected (%; 95% CI) Median LPG (SE; min–max)
2000 1 0 (0.0%; 0.0%–0.0%) 0.0 (0.0; 0.0–0.0)
2001 8 1 (12.5%; 0.6%–50.0%) 1.2 (NA; 1.2–1.2)
2002 7 0 (0.0%; 0.0%–0.0%) 0.0 (0.0; 0.0–0.0)
2004 14 4 (28.6%; 10.4%–57.4%) 1.2 (0.6; 0.2–2.4)
2005 10 4 (40.0%; 15.0%–70.9%) 5.1 (81.3; 0.8–329.0)
2006 12 4 (33.3%; 12.3%–63.0%) 1.8 (5.5; 0.2–23.0)
2007 16 3 (18.8%; 5.3%–43.6%) 7.2 (3.3; 0.2–11.6)
2008 9 2 (22.2%; 4.1%–55.8%) 0.8 (0.0; 0.8–0.8)
2009 14 0 (0.0%; 0.0%–0.0%) 0.0 (0.0; 0.0–0.0)
2010 19 5 (26.3%; 11.0%–50.0%) 0.4 (0.7; 0.2–3.8)
2011 2 1 (50.0%; 2.5%–97.5%) 0.5 (NA; 0.5–0.5)
Total 112 24 1.0 (13.6; 0.2–329.0)