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Table 3 Genospecies identification of Borrelia spirochetes detected in I. granulatus ticks collected from four townships of Kinmen Island, Taiwan

From: Prevalence and molecular identification of Borrelia spirochetes in Ixodes granulatus ticks collected from Rattus losea on Kinmen Island of Taiwan

Township Positive No. by PCR   Genospecies determined by 5S (rrf)-23S (rrl) gene sequences  
    B. burgdorferi sensu stricto B. valaisiana Untyping
Kin-Hu 65 12 46 7
Kin-Sha 47 4 35 8
Kin-Ning 1 1 0 0
Kin-Cheng 10 2 6 2
Total (%) 123 19 (15.4) 87 (70.7) 17 (13.8)