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Table 1 Detection of C. burnetii DNA in ticks according to tick species, origin of ticks

From: Coxiella burnetii is widespread in ticks (Ixodidae) in the Xinjiang areas of China

Region Location Species Adjacent farm animals No. positive/No. examined
Kashgar Prefecture Kashi D. nuttalli sheep 97/120 (80.83%)
Hy. asiaticum sheep 9/40 (22.50%)
R. sanguineus sheep 65/70 (92.86%)
Ili Kazak Autonomous Prefecture Gongliu Hy. rufipes cattle 19/120 (63.33%)
Yining R. sanguineus sheep 84/90 (93.33%)
Xinyuan D. silvarum sheep 66/80 (82.50%)
Nilka Hy. rufipes cattle 9/12 (75.00%)
Qapqal Xibe R. sanguineus sheep 35/100 (35.00%)
Huocheng Ha. punctata cattle 54/92 (58.70%)
Kizilsu Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture Aheqi D. pavlovskyi sheep 110/146 (75.34%)
Atushi Hy. asiaticum cattle 24/25 (96.00%)
Tarbagatay Prefecture Hoboksar D. nuttalli sheep 18/23 (78.26%)
Tacheng D. nuttalli cattle 9/10 (90.00%)
Yumin D. niveus cattle 15/32 (46.88%)
Altay Prefecture Jeminay D. nuttalli sheep 6/15 (40.00%)
Hy. scupense cattle 0/2 (0.00%)
Qinghe D. nuttalli sheep 41/46 (89.13%)
Habahe D. nuttalli cattle 0/94 (0.00%)
Akesu Prefecture Akesu D. nuttalli sheep 34/40 (85.00%)
Wushi Hy. asiaticum cattle 28/30 (93.33%)
R. sanguineus sheep 45/48 (93.75%)
Hotan Prefecture Pishan Hy. asiaticum sheep 20/30 (66.67%)
Karakax R. sanguineus sheep 23/30 (76.67%)
Hami Prefecture Barkol Kazak Hy. asiaticum cattle 0/48 (0.00%)
Changji hui autonomous prefecture Qitai Hy. asiaticum cattle 102/104 (98.08%)
BortalaMongolAutonomousPrefecture Wenquan Hy. asiaticum cattle 60/60 (100.00%)