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Table 1 Prevalence of Babesia spp. in host seeking Ixodes ricinus ticks

From: Prevalence and diversity of Babesia spp. in questing Ixodes ricinus ticks from Norway

Map ID Location Year No Nymphs Female Male
1 Mølen** 2006 50(1) 7 18(1) 25
2 Løvøya** 2006 60 14 23 23
3 Hvasser** 2006 23(1) 11 8(1) 4
4 Jomfruland 2006** 91 75 8 8
   2007 120 60 50 10
   2008 94 25 29 40
5 Risør 2006 59 (1) 22 19 18(1)
6 Tvedestrand 2006 46 (1) 19 10 17(1)
   2007 70(1) 5 35 30(1)
7 Hinnebu 2006 106(2) 32(2) 42 32
   2007 105(3) 5(1) 48 (2) 52
   2008 58(1) 0 32 26(1)
8 Tromøy 2006 41(2) 6 24(2) 11
   2007 37 5 13 19
9 Tjore 2006 24 16 4 4
   2007 48 7 19 22
   2008 52 14 24 14
10 Odderøya 2007 76(1) 0 30(1) 46
11 Søgne 2007 25 14 16 5
12 Lista 2007 60 0 28 32
13 Etne 2007 48 48 0 0
14 Mundheim 2007 46(1) 33(1) 8 5
15 Brekke 2006 9 3 2 4
16 Hermansverk 2007 48 11 33 4
17 Utvik 2007 48(1) 0 22 26(1)
18 Hellesylt 2007 9 1 5 3
19 Stranda 2007 58 29 13 16
20 Surnadal 2007 49 0 33 16
21 Tippheia, Hitra 2006 97(1) 89(1) 5 3
   2007 58 0 18 40
   2008 46 34 5 7
22 Fjellværsøy, Hitra 2006 64 56 2 6
   2007 83 60 23 0
Total in 22 locations 1908 701 639 568
Positive ticks (n)/% (17)/0.9% (5)/0.7% (7)/1.1% (5)/0.9%
  1. *In parenthesis the number of ticks with Babesia spp.
  2. ** Radzijevskaja et al. 2008.