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Table 1 Prevalence at 95% confidence interval (95% CI), mean and median intensity and its range (min-max) of adult and larval respiratory helminths in Pyrenean chamois (17 females and 11 males) from the Freser-Setcases National Game Reserve, northeast Spain

From: The physiological cost of male-biased parasitism in a nearly monomorphic mammal

  Prevalence (%)
(95% CI)
Mean intensity Median intensity Intensity range
Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female
Adult parasites
Protostrongylus rufescens boevi 9.1
(0–26.1)
0
(0–0)
3 0 0 0 0–3 0
Protostrongylus rufescens rufescens 90.9
(73.9–100)
43.8
(19.4–68.1)
62.7 2 12 0 0–241 0–5
Protostrongylus rupicaprae 90.9
(73.9–100)
62.5
(38.8–86.2)
89.3 4.1 36 2 0–343 0–10
Spiculocaulus austriacus 100
(100–100)
31.3
(8.5–54.0)
52.5 2.4 17 0 1–311 0–4
 Total 100
(100–100)
81.3
(62.1–100)
191 5.2 70 4 1–845 0–12
Larval parasites
Muellerius spp. 63.6
(35.2–92.1)
56.3
(31.9–80.6)
303.8 70.4 4 4 0–1669 0–241
Neostrongylus linearis 100
(100–100)
75.0
(53.8–96.2)
128 165.9 23 13 1–594 0–701
Protostrongylus spp. 100
(100–100)
68.8
(46.0–91.5)
1256.4 126.8 107 7 1–10,609 0–650
 Total 100
(100–100)
100
(100–100)
1577.7 157.7 129 49 2–10,994 1–1071