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Table 4 Information available for samples from ongoing, historical or planned investigations on Echinococcus multilocularis as reported by questionnaire respondents

From: Harmonizing methods for wildlife abundance estimation and pathogen detection in Europe—a questionnaire survey on three selected host-pathogen combinations

  Ongoing (n = 8) Historical/finished (n = 11) Planned (n = 5)
Age classa 7 7 3
Sex 8 7 3
Collection date 8 9 3
Location 8 9 3
Cause of deathb 3 5 2
Results of intestinal scraping technique 2 5 0
Results of sedimentation and counting technique 2 4 0
Results of PCR 4 6 2
Results of other investigations 1 4 1
Otherc 1 2 0
  1. aAge categorization, e.g. juvenile, adult
  2. bType of carcass, e.g. found dead, shot sick, road traffic accident, regular hunting
  3. cadditional intestinal parasites, reproduction status, body condition and size estimates