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Table 3 Median intensity and range of parasitic propagules (oocysts or eggs) detected in sample tests of faeces from 821 Hooded Cranes from the three lakes (OPG/EPG)

From: Temporal-spatial patterns of intestinal parasites of the Hooded Crane (Grus monacha) wintering in lakes of the middle and lower Yangtze River floodplain

Taxon PY CZ SJ Total percentage
Median Range Median Range Median Range (%)
Eimeria gruis 233 7–2700 200 2–4300 250 5–5500 32.6
E. reichenowi 467 4–3200 233 3–8200 267 3–7600 41.8
Capillaria sp. 150 39–767 73 24–467 75 12–800 3.3
Strongyloides sp. 75 10-1200 200 13–733 167 22–1000 5.4
Ascaridia sp. 250 35–3733 70 2–1400 217 18–2100 13.9
Trichostrongylus sp. 40 34,46 34 4–300 51 13–400 1.0
Ancylostomatidae 100 28–467 41 19–233 70 22–400 1.6
Echinostoma sp. 15 10–47 23 10–70 20 10–50 0.2
Echinochasmus sp. 13 3–40 10 7–27 20 10–43 0.1
Fasciolopsis sp. 7 3–20 10 10 12 3,20 0.1
Hymenolepis sp. 0 0 66 26,105 43 43 0.1