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Table 1 Crude parasitic infection in lechwe antelopes across the two sampling areas (Lochinvar and Blue Lagoon) (n = 40), indicative of crude prevalence values per type of parasite (October to December, 2005)

From: Investigating effects of parasite infection on body condition of the Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) in the Kafue basin

Parasite No. of Lechwes tested Proportion of Positive findings(%) 95% Confidence Interval
Amphistoma spp. 40 100 -
Schistosoma spp. 40 30 [15.2-44.8]
Cysticercus bovis 40 15 [3.4-26.6]
Fasciola gigantica 40 52.5 [36.3-68.7]
Strobiloestrous vanzyli 40 15 [3.4-26.6]
Wireworms* 40 35 [19.5-50.4]
Ticks 40 17.5 [5.2-29.8]
  1. *These worms were found in the free space of the peritoneum