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Table 3 Nematode species of the Ostertagiinae subfamily from the examined animals during post mortem examinations

From: Host specificity and species diversity of the Ostertagiinae Lopez-Neyra, 1947 in ruminants: a European perspective

Host species/ Nematode species Bovidae Cervidae Origin
Bovinae Caprinae Capreolinae Cervinae
Cattle (Bos taurus) Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) Tatra chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica) Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) Red deera (Cervus elaphus) Fallow deera (Dama dama)
Ostertagia leptospicularis   P = 1/32; I = 5   P = 48/80; I = 46 (1–469)    Poland
    P = 4/4; I = 79 (17–203)    Slovakia
P = 1/1; I = 102       Germany
O. ostertagi P = 3/10; I = 380 (80–740)       Poland
P = 1/1; I = 829       Germany
O. antipini     P = 5/80; I = 11 (3–23)    Poland
O. drozdzi       P = 1/6; I = 147 Poland
Teladorsagia circumcincta   P = 5/32; I = 62 (3–43)      Poland
   P = 14/15; I = 62 (2–191)     Slovakia
Spiculopteragia asymmetrica     P = 1/80; I = 4   P = 5/6; I = 25 (2–104) Poland
S. boehmi     P = 32/80; I = 40 (1–463) P = 2/6; I = 13 (2–23) P = 2/6; I = 19 (5–33) Poland
    P = 4/4; I = 38 (10–94)    Slovakia
Marshallagia marshalli    P = 2/15; I = 3 (3–4)     Slovakia
  1. aNot all of the dissected animals were infected. One fallow deer from Poland, as well as two red deer from Slovakia were free of ostertagiine species
  2. Abbreviations: P prevalence of infection given as no. of infected/examined animals, I mean (minimum, maximum) intensity of infection