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Table 3 Borrelia species distribution in 251 positive/questionable ticks of the city of Hanover

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

Mono-infections No. (%) Double-infections No. (%) Triple-infections No. (%)
B. afzelii (a) 52 (20.7) a/b 6 (2.4) a/b/s 1 (0.4)
B. burgdorferi s.s. (b) 11 (4.4) a/g 10 (4.0) g/s/v 2 (0.8)
B. garinii (g) 50 (20.0) a/s 12 (4.8)   
B. spielmanii (s) 15 (6.0) a/v 1 (0.4)   
B. valaisiana (v) 26 (10.4) b/g 2 (0.8)   
Not determined 33 (13.2) b/s 1 (0.4)   
   b/v 1 (0.4)   
   g/s 14 (5.6)   
   g/v 12 (4.8)   
   v/s 2 (0.8)