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Table 2 A. phagocytophilum in ruminants and ticks detected by nested PCRs

From: Evaluation of different nested PCRs for detection of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in ruminants and ticks

Host (No. tested) No. (%) positive with:
EC9/EC12a
SSAP2f/SSAP2r
EE1/EE2
EE3/EE4
ge3a/ge10r
ge9f/ge2
EL(569)F/EL(1193)R
EL(569)F/EL(1142)R
MAP4AP5/MSP4AP3
msp4f/msp4r
At least one primer
Sheep (n = 134) 47 (35.1) 31 (23.1) 9 (6.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 47 (35.1)
Cattle (n = 115) 12 (10.4) 6 (5.2) 3 (2.6) 2 (1.7) 0 (0) 12 (10.4)
Tick (n = 114) 16 (14) 5 (4.4) 7 (6.1) NAa 0 (0) 17 (14.9)
Total (n = 363) 75 (20.7) 42 (11.6) 19 (5.2) NAa 0 (0) 76 (20.9)
  1. a: not applied