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Table 3 Association between Cercopithifilaria sp. infestation in dogs (positive/negative) and the presence or absence of tick infestation on the same animals from the different sites examined

From: On a Cercopithifilaria sp. transmitted by Rhipicephalus sanguineus: a neglected, but widespread filarioid of dogs

Locality/region N Tick-infested dogs Tick-free dogs Odds ratio (95% CI) P
   positive negative positive negative   
Putignano (C) 80 6 24 4 46 2.9 (0.7-11.2) 0.1640
Basilicata (D) 50 5 13 1 31 11.9 (1.3-112.3) 0.0184
Sicilia (E) 113 13 28 2 70 16.2 (3.4-76.7) < 0.0001
Madrigal de la Vera (F) 51 9 32 2 8 1.1 (0.2-6.3) 1.000
Xanthi (G) 23 1 8 0 14 5.1 (0.2-14.4) 0.3913