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Table 2 General data of 484 horses from 48 farms included in the study

From: Investigations on the occurrence of tapeworm infections in German horse populations with comparison of different antibody detection methods based on saliva and serum samples

Parameter Value
Age (years; median range) 12.0 (0.8–34.0)
Mares (%) 50.2
Geldings (%) 46.7
Stallions (%) 3.1
Faecal samples (%) 100
Saliva samples (%) 75.4
Serum samples (%) 99.4
Last treatment
 Ivermectin + Praziquantel (%) 7.2
 Ivermectin (%) 42.4
 Moxidectin (%) 4.1
 Doramectin (%) 1.4
 Fenbendazole (%) 4.3
 Pyrantel (%) 38.2
 Unknown 2.3
Period between last anthelmintic treatment and sampling (weeks; median range) 14.4 (1.4–100.0)
Horses sampled per farm (number; median, range) 10 (4–17)
Pasture access (%) 96.7
Unlimited (%) 28.9
Limited (%) 67.8
Pasture area/horse (ha) (mean, range) 0.6 (0.1–2.0)
Size/number of horses per farm (mean, range) 40.2 (6–110)
Foals present (%) 39.6
Treatment schedule (annual)
 Selective (%) 8.7
 Low number (1–2) of treatments (%) 32.8
 Moderate number (3) of treatments (%) 39.6
 High number (≥4) treatments (%) 18.9