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Table 3 The prevalences and densities (rmf/ml blood) of R. andersoni microfilaremia in reindeer blood in eight slaughter batches at Kuusamo slaughterhouse in October 2004 to January 2005

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

Slaughter day 30.10.04 4.11.04 11.11.04 18.11.04 30.11.04 15.12.04 5.1.05 24.1.05
Calves prevalence/density 34 22 28 41 30 18 27 40
0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 4/10 18/60
Adults prevalence/density    21 39 27 10 24 24
95/1259 87/2263 93/994 100/498 67/1973 100/4227