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Table 1 Echinococcus granulosus, Fasciola hepatica and co-infection prevalence, per age range classification of slaughtered cattle

From: Echinococcus granulosus hydatid cyst location is modified by Fasciola hepatica infection in cattle

  Examined EG only FH only EG and FH co-infected
N n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI
Overall 1725 195 11.30 9.90–12.89 715 41.45 39.15–43.79 170 9.86 8.54–11.35
≤ 4 years 1217 109 8.96 7.48–10.69 507 41.66 38.92–44.45 79 6.49 5.24–8.02
> 4 years 508 86 16.93 13.92–20.44 203 39.96 35.79–44.28 91 17.91 14.82–21.48
  1. Abbreviations: FH Fasciola hepatica, EG Echinococcus granulosus, N/n number of animals by category, %, percentage of infection(s) positive animals of the total of animals examined by category