Table 3: Prevalence of H. contortus infectionin sheep and goats in the five sectors of Nyagatare district.

CategoryNyagatareKarangaziTabagweMatimbaKatabagemuTotal

Sheep
Animals positive (%)73 (88.0)55 (90.2)41 (70.7)48 (73.8)53 (72.6)262 (83.4)
Animals negative (%)10 (12.0)6 (9.8)11 (19.0)12 (18.5)13 (17.8)52 (16.6)
Goats
Animals positive (%)117 (85.4)119 (89.5)65 (55.1)72 (64.3)83 (61.5)456 (71.8)
Animals negative (%)20 (14.6)14 (10.5)53 (44.9)40 (35.7)52 (38.5)179 (28.2)

Grand Total 194194176177208949