Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Pathogen species and number of homogeneous tick pools positive for each species, Minimum Infection Rate (MIR), and MIR confidence intervals (CI) at 95% are reported below

From: Tick-borne pathogens in Ixodidae ticks collected from privately-owned dogs in Italy: a country-wide molecular survey

SpeciesPositive PoolsD. marginatusI. canisugaI. hexagonusI. ricinusR. sanguineus groupH. punctataQuery CoverageMax IdentityGenBank Accession Number
B. canis6; (0.4%; 0.2–0.8%)    6 (0.6%; 0.3–1.4%) 100%100%MK571831
B. capreoli56; (3.6%; 2.7–4.6%)  9 (9.4%; 5.0–16.9%)35 (6.8%; 4.9–9.3%)12 (1.3%; 0.7–2.2%) 100%99–100%KX839234
B. capreoli/divergens9; (0.6%; 0.3–1.1%)   8 (1.6%; 0.8–3.0%)1 (0.1%; 0.0–0.6%) 60–90%87–100%KX839234
B. microti38; (2.4%; 1.8–3.3%)1 (5%; 9.5–90.6%) 3 (3.1%; 1.1–8.8%)12 (2.3%; 1.3–4.0%)22 (2.3%; 1.5–3.5%) 94–100%99–100%MG182158 FJ608739
B. microti-Munich type4; (0.3%; 0.1–0.7%)    4 (0.4%; 0.2–1.1%) 100%100%AB071177
Babesia spp.69; (4.4%; 3.5–5.5%) 1 (100%; 20.7–100%)3 (3.1%; 1.1–8.8%)14 (2.7%; 1.6–4.5%)51 (5.4%; 4.1–7.0%) 100%100%KJ486571/ KT182986/KY290979/ KJ486571
B. venatorum119; (7.5%; 6.3–9.0%)  4 (41.7%; 1.6–10.2%)54 (10.5%; 8.1–13.4%)61 (6.4%; 5.0–8.2%) 100%100%KX857480 / MF510178
B. vogeli10; (0.6%; 0.3–1.2%)    10 (1.1%; 0.6–1.9%) 100%100%KY290979
B. vulpes n. sp.12; (0.8%; 0.4–1.3%)  3 (3.1%; 1.1–8.8%)7 (1.4%; 0.7–2.8%)2 (0.2%; 0.1–0.8%) 100%98%KT223483 / FJ608737
T. buffeli/ sergenti/orientalis51; (3.2%; 2.5–4.2%)  2 (2.1%; 0.6–7.3%)13 (2.5%; 1.5–4.3%)36 (3.8%; 2.8–5.2%) 95–100%98–100%MH327771
T. cervi9; (0.6%; 0.3–1.1%)   7 (1.46%; 0.7–2.8%)2 (0.2%; 0.1–0.8%) 100%97%MG041373
T. equi6; (0.4%; 0.2–0.8%)   4 (0.8%; 0.3–2.0%)2 (0.2%; 0.1–0.8%) 100%100%KJ787768
T. ovis6; (0.4%; 0.2–0.8%)   1 (0.2%; 0.0–1.1%)5 (0.5%; 0.2–1.2%) 100%100%KT851432
Theileria spp.3; (0.2%; 0.1–0.6%)   1 (0.2%; 0.0–1.1%)2 (0.2%; 0.1–0.8%) 100%97%KF270741
A. ovis3; (0.2%; 0.1–0.6%)    3 (0.3%; 0.1–0.9%) 100%100%MG869525
A. phagocytophilum80; (5.1%; 4.1–6.3%)  4 (41.7%; 1.6–10.2%)59 (11.4%; 9.0–14.5%)17 (1.8%; 1.1–2.9%) 98%100%KY924885 / MG637125 / MH122891 / MK271308
A. platys13; (0.8%; 0.5–1.4%)  1 (1.0%; 0.2–5.7%)6 (1.2%; 0.5–2.5%)6 (0.6%; 0.3–1.4%) 100%100%MH762081
Anaplasma spp.36; (2.3%; 1.7–3.1%)   24 (4.7%; 3.2–6.8%)12 (1.3%; 0.7–2.2%) 100%100%KY924885
E. canis21; (1.3%; 0.9–2.0%)  2 (2.1%; 0.6–7.3%)16 (3.1%; 1.9–5.0%)2 (0.2%; 0.1–0.8%)1 (33.3%; 6.2–79.2%)99%100%KY594915
Ehrlichia spp.12; (0.8%; 0.4–1.3%)  2 (2.1%; 0.6–7.3%)8 (1.6%; 0.8–3.0%)2 (0.2%; 0.1–0.8%) 96–98%96–100%MF142766 / LC120821 / AY098730
B. afzelii4; (0.3%; 0.1–0.7%)  1 (1.0%; 0.2–5.7%)3 (0.6%; 0.2–1.7%)  100%100%KY213885
B. burgdorferi s.l.6; (0.4%; 0.2–0.8%)   1 (0.2%; 0.0–1.1%)5 (0.5%; 0.2–1.2%) 100%100%KX646201