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Table 1 The spatial R. andersoni microfilariae (rmf) prevalence in semi-domesticated reindeer in 2004 and 2006 in four collection areas

From: A lymphatic dwelling filarioid nematode, Rumenfilaria andersoni (Filarioidea; Splendidofilariinae), is an emerging parasite in Finnish cervids

Area (south to north) Figure 2 Year Number of reindeer Rmf prevalence Diff. between years chi p Mixed infect with Setaria tundra
1 2004 calf 116 94% 0.000 95%
2006 calf 114 45% 33%
2004 adult 133 96% 0.001 49%
2006 adult 87 83% 17%
2 2004 calf 150 90% 0.000 80%
2006 calf 56 43% 15%
2004 adult 82 87% 0.438 36%
2006 adult 37 81% 17%
3 2004 calf 31 81% 0.000 19%
2006 calf 25 8% 8%
2004 adult 17 88% 0.208 17%
2006 adult 25 72% 40%
4 2004 calf 57 0% 0.214 0%
2006 calf 75 3% 0%
2004 adult 41 0% 0.000 0%
2006 adult 72 42% 2%
  1. Data collected from slaughter reindeer.