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Table 3 Prevalence of spirorchiid infections in loggerhead turtles according to the year of collection and geographical area

From: Epidemiology of blood flukes (Digenea: Spirorchiidae) in sea turtles from Tyrrhenian and Adriatic Seas, off Italy

AreaParasite species20112012201320142015201620172018
n/N (%)n/N (%)n/N (%)n/N (%)n/N (%)n/N (%)n/N (%)n/N (%)
AdriaticSpirorchiids0/8 (0)0/10 (0)5/55 (9.1)5/38 (13.1)9/29 (31.0)10/25 (40.0)5/20 (25.0)10/23 (39.1)
H. mistroides0/8 (0)0/10 (0)4/55 (7.2)4/38 (10.5)9/29 (31.0)10/25 (40.0)5/20 (25.0)10/23 (39.1)
Neospirorchis Neogen-110/8 (0)0/10 (0)1/55 (1.8)3/38 (7.9)3/29 (10.3)7/25 (28.0)0 (0)6/23 (26.1)
TyrrhenianSpirorchiids0/4 (0)0/6 (0)0/5 (0)0/11 (0)5/14 (35.7)1/9 (11.1)4/31 (12.9)3/31 (9.7)
H. mistroides0/4 (0)0/6 (0)0/5 (0)0/11 (0)3/14 (21.4)0/9 (0)4/31 (12.9)3/31 (9.7)
Neospirorchis Neogen-110/4 (0)0/6 (0)0/5 (0)0/11 (0)2/14 (14.3)1/9 (11.1)1/31 (3.2)0/31 (0)
  1. Abbreviations: n, number infected; N, number examined