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Table 8 Summary of farmers’ reports of liver fluke infection on their farms

From: Development and validation of a protocol to identify and recruit participants into a large scale study on liver fluke in cattle

  Dairy herds (n = 98) Non-dairy herds (n = 92) All herds (n = 190)
  Number (%) Number (%) Number (%)
Evidence of fluke in cattle in last two years 34 (34.7) 19 (20.7) 53 (27.9)
Evidence of fluke in cattle more than two years ago but not in last two years 15 (15.3) 6 (6.5) 21 (11.1)
Suspect fluke (Clinical signs +/− diagnosed in sheep) 8 (8.2) 9 (9.8) 17 (8.9)
No fluke reported on farm 41 (41.8) 58 (63.0) 99 (52.1)