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Table 1 Prevalence of Rickettsia detected in blood and tick samples collected from pet dogs in Harbin, China

From: Molecular detection and genetic diversity of Rickettsia spp. in pet dogs and their infesting ticks in Harbin, northeastern China

Sample type Species No. tested
(n)
No. positive
(n / %)
Rickettsia species (n / %)
   R. raoultii Ca. R. tarasevichiae R. felis
Blood Poodle 124 11 / 8.9 7 / 5.6 1 / 0.8 3 / 2.4
  Border Collie 103 6 / 5.8 5 / 4.9 0 1 / 1.0
  Siberian Husky 87 5 / 5.7 5 / 5.7 0 0
  Corgi 56 6 / 10.7 3 / 5.4 0 3 / 5.4
  Bichon Frise 48 4 / 8.3 3 / 6.3 0 1 / 2.1
  Labrador 43 3 / 6.9 3 / 7.0 0 0
  Chihuahua 35 5 / 14.3 2 / 5.7 1 / 2.9 2 / 5.7
  Total 496 40 / 8.0 28 / 5.6 2 / 0.4 10 / 2.0
Tick I. persulcatus 256 35 / 13.7 25 / 9.8 10 / 4.0 0
  H. concinna 82 12 / 14.6 12 / 14.6 0 0
  D. silvarum 5 1 / 20.0 1 / 20.0 0 0
  Total 343 48 / 14.0 38 / 11.1 10 / 2.9 0