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Table 2 Results from the diagnostic activity concerning A. vasorum related methodologies carried out at the SVA between 2011 and 2015

From: Canine angiostrongylosis in Sweden: a nationwide seroepidemiological survey by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays and a summary of five-year diagnostic activity (2011–2015)

  Year Total
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Groups Numbers
Dogs, Baermann tested samples 298 355 504 693 1032 2882
A. vasorum positive canine faecal samples (%) 1 (0.3; 0.0–1.9) 1 (0.3; 0.0–1.6) 4 (0.8; 0.2–2) 5 (0.7; 0.2–1.7) 9 (0.9; 0.4–106) 20 (0.7; 0.4–1.1)
County of origin* M O M, S, K, Y AB, C, D, H, M AB, BD, E, O, M, Y, Z
Red foxes necropsied 525 88 164 70 100 947
A. vasorum positive foxes (%) 1 (0.2; 0–1.1) 0 (0.0; 0.3.3) 1 (0.6; 0.0–3.4) 1 (1.4; 0.0–7.7) 0 (0; 0.0–3.0) 3 (0.3; 0.1–0.9)
County of origin* G O O  
  1. Codes for Swedish counties: AB: Stockholm, BD: Norrbotten; C: Uppsala, D: Södermanland, E: Östergötland, G: Kronoberg; H: Kalmar, K: Blekinge, M: Skåne; O: Västra Götaland; S: Värmland; Y: Västernorrland; Z: Jämtland