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Volume 16, Number 6—June 2010

Research

Increased Prevalence of Trichinella spp., Northeastern Germany, 2008

Gunter Pannwitz1, Anne Mayer-Scholl1Comments to Author , Aleksandra Balicka-Ramisz, and Karsten Nöckler

Author affiliations: Veterinär-und Lebensmittelüberwachungsamt Ostvorpommern, Anklam, Germany (G. Pannwitz); Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin, Germany (A. Mayer-Scholl, K. Nöckler); West Pomeranian University, Szczecin, Poland (A. Balicka-Ramisz)

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Table 2

Western blot results for prevalence of Trichinella spp. in wild boars, Mecklenburg– Western Pomerania and Ostvorpommern, Germany

Year Germany, no. positive/no. tested (%) Mecklenburg–Western Pomerania, 
no. positive/no. tested (%) Ostvorpommern District, no. positive/ no. tested (%)
2002 12/397,425 (0.0032) 0/31,667 (0) 0/3,616 (0)
2003 10/370,187 (0.0027) 0/30,632 (0) 0/3,201 (0)
2004 11/ 390570 (0.0028) 0/29,592 (0) 0/2,992 (0)
2005 11/402,996 (0.0027) 6/32,227 (0.0186) 4/2,760 (0.1449)
2006 8/272,258 (0.0029) 2/28,764 (0.0070) 2/2,577 (0.0776)
2007 9/282,442 (0.0032) 4/27094 (0.0148) 4/2,983 (0.1341)
2008 16/354,118 (0.0045) 12/37,880 (0.0317) 11/3,921 (0.2805)

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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