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Table 1 The prevalence of B. melophagi in ticks collected from yaks in Shiqu County

From: Molecular detection of Bartonella in ixodid ticks collected from yaks and plateau pikas (Ochotona curzoniae) in Shiqu County, China

Location No of samples Infection rates %
H. qinghaiensis D. everestianus H. qinghaiensis D. everestianus Total
Ariza 0/168 168/168   4.8 (8/168) 4.8
Maga 172/224 52/224 79.1 (136/172) 69.2 (36/52) 76.8*
Derongma 0/192 192/192   12.5 (24/192) 12.5
Changxgma 0/234 234/234   18.0 (42/234) 18.0