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Table 2 Mono-, double and triple-infections of ticks with species of the B. burgdorferi sl-complex

From: Establishment of a minor groove binder-probe based quantitative real time PCR to detect Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and differentiation of Borrelia spielmanii by osp A-specific conventional PCR

  Larvae (%) Nymphs (%) Males (%) Females (%) Total adults (%)
No. of qPCR pos./? 2 96 75 78 153
Species not determined 1 (50.0) 19 (19.8) 9 (12.0) 4 (5.1) 13 (8.5)
Mono-infection 1 (50.0) 62 (64.6) 44 (58.7) 47 (60.3) 91 (59.5)
Double-infection - 15 (15.6) 20 (26.7) 26 (33.3) 46 (30.1)
Triple-infection - - 2 (2.7) 1 (1.3) 3 (2.0)