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Table 1 Prevalence and intensity of Echinococcus multilocularis worms in red foxes and raccoon dogs in Latvia from 2010 to 2015

From: Echinococcus multilocularis in foxes and raccoon dogs: an increasing concern for Baltic countries

Year Red foxes Raccoon dogs
No. of infected/tested animals Prevalence (%) (95% CI) Mean intensity (95% CI) Intensity range No. of infected/tested animals Prevalence (%) (95% CI) Mean intensity (95% CI) Intensity range
2010/2011 42/177 23.7 (17.5–30.0) 307.8 (0–636.8) 1–7,050 5/98 5.1 (0.7–9.5) 184.2 (0–493.3) 19–815
2011/2012 18/113 15.9 (9.2–22.7) 172.8 (45.1–300.5) 1–902 8/96 8.3 (2.8–13.7) 34.8 (8–61.5) 6–123
2012/2013 12/58 20.7 (10.3–31.1) 54.7 (0–157.5) 5–317 3/56 5.4 (0–11.3) 28.7 (5.5–51.9) 8–49
2013/2014 5/76 6.6 (1.0–12.2) 117.8 (0–250.8) 2–371 1/56 1.8 (0–5.3) 72 72
2014/2015a 15/114 13.1 (6.9–19.4) 1,020.2 (0–2132.8) 1–6,748 16/101 15.8 (8.7–23.0) 152.6 (5.5–51.9) 1–810
Total 92/538 17.1 (13.9–20.3) 375.1 118–632.2 1–7,050 33/407 8.1 (5.5–10.8) 115.1 (44.8–185.4) 1–815
  1. aIn 2014/2015 material was collected only in eastern Latvia (border territory with Russian Federation and Belarus)