toxocara: Parasite abundance in insular feral cats

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

Toxocara cati abundance in feral cats living on Kerguelen island.

Usage

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Format

toxocara is a data frame with 1 column (number: number of parasites in digestive tract)

Source

Fromont, E., Morvilliers, L., Artois, M., Pontier, D. 2001. Parasite richness and abundance in insular and mainland feral cats. Parasitology, 123, 143-151.

Examples

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# (1) load of data
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data(toxocara)

# (2) description and plot of data
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number <- toxocara$number
descdist(number,discrete=TRUE,boot=1000)
plotdist(number,discrete=TRUE)

# (3) fit of a Poisson distribution to data
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fitp <- fitdist(number,"pois")
summary(fitp)
plot(fitp)

# (4) fit of a negative binomial distribution to data
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fitnb <- fitdist(number,"nbinom")
summary(fitnb)
plot(fitnb)

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