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Table 2 Summary of the relationship between microscopic identification and molecular analysis of the individual gastrointestinal nematode (GIN) larvae examined in the present study

From: Practical guide for microscopic identification of infectious gastrointestinal nematode larvae in sheep from Sardinia, Italy, backed by molecular analysis

Microscopic identification Number of samples Successfully amplified (PCR) Successfully sequenced Correctly identified Molecular identification Number of samples
Trichostrongylus spp. 30 22 17 100% Trichostrongylus colubriformis 12
  Trichostrongylus vitrinus 3
  Trichostrongylus axei 2
Teladorsagia circumcincta 30 22 19 52.6% T. circumcincta 10
  T. colubriformis 2
  T. vitrinus 2
  T. axei 3
  Cooperia curticei 2
Haemonchus contortus 30 22 16 100% H. contortus 16
Cooperia spp. 30 23 22 90.9% C. curticei 20
  H. contortus 2
Chabertia ovina 30 16 15 60.0% C. ovina 9
  H. contortus 6
Oesophagostomum spp. 23 12 9 0% C. ovina 9