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Table 3 Distribution of Fasciola spp. based on the body length, width and surface area of the parasite for each animal category

From: Prevalence of bovine fascioliasis and economic impact associated with liver condemnation in abattoirs in Mongu district of Zambia

Fasciola spp. Category of animal Animal examined No. of positive animals % of positive animals
  Lean 11,374 8121 71.4
  Medium 3 23,661 12,491 52.8
F. gigantica Medium 4 30,902 16,821 54.4
  Obese 3215 1357 42.2
Total   69,152 38,790 56.1
  Lean 11,374 851 7.5
  Medium 3 23,661 1327 5.6
F. hepatica Medium 4 30,902 1525 4.9
  Obese 3215 167 5.2
Total   69,152 3870 5.6
  Lean 11,374 385 3.4
Mixed infection Medium 3 23,661 593 2.5
(F. gigantica & F. hepatica) Medium 4 30,902 595 1.9
Obese 3215 278 8.6
Total   69,152 1851 2.7