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Table 1 Prevalence of positivity to vector-borne agents in 557 apparently healthy dogs by Portuguese NUTS region

From: Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis, Ehrlichia canis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma spp. and Leishmania infantum in apparently healthy and CVBD-suspect dogs in Portugal - a national serological study

Region
(n)
D. immitis
(95% CI)
E. canis
(95% CI)
B. burgdorferi s.l.
(95% CI)
Anaplasma spp.
(95% CI)
L. infantum
(95% CI)
One or more agents
(95% CI)
Mixed agents
(95% CI)
North (137) 2.9% (0.8-7.3) 0.7% (0.0-4.0) 0.0% (0.0-2.7) 2.2% (0.5-6.3) 3.6% (1.2-8.3) 8.8% (4.6-14.8) 0.7% (0.0-4.0)
Centre (113) 0.9% (0.0-4.8) 0.9% (0.0-4.8) 0.0% (0.0-3.2) 2.7% (0.6-7.6) 0.9% (0.0-4.8) 5.3%* (2.0-11.2) 0.0% (0.0-3.2)
Alentejo (85) 4.7% (1.3-11.6) 2.4% (0.3-8.2) 1.2% (0.0-6.4) 3.5% (0.7-10.0) 5.9% (1.9-13.2) 15.3% (8.4-24.7) 1.2% (0.0-6.4)
Lisbon (126) 2.4% (0.5-6.8) 6.3% (2.8-12.1) 0.0% (0.0-29) 6.3% (2.8-12.1) 7.9% (3.9-14.1) 17.5% (11.3-25.2) 4.0% (1.3-9.0)
Algarve (79) 5.1% (1.4-12.5) 13.9%* (7.2-23.5) 0.0% (0.0-4.6) 10.1%* (4.5-19.0) 3.8% (0.8-10.7) 26.6%* (17.3-37.7) 5.1% (1.4-12.5)
Azores (7) 0.0% (0.0-41.0) 0.0% (0.0-41.0) 0.0% (0.0-41.0) 0.0% (0.0-41.0) 0.0% (0.0-41.0) 0.0% (0.0-41.0) 0.0% (0.0-41.0)
Madeira (10) 40.0%* (12.1-73.8) 0.0% (0.0-30.8) 0.0% (0.0-30.8) 0.0% (0.0-30.8) 0.0% (0.0-30.8) 40.0%* (12.1-73.8) 0.0% (0.0-30.8)
Total (557) 3.6% (2.2-5.5) 4.1% (2.6-6.1) 0.2% (0.0-1.0) 4.5% (2.9-6.5) 4.3% (2.8-6.3) 14.0% (11.2-17.2) 2.0% (1.0-3.5)
  1. * Statistically significant difference (p < 0.05) to the corresponding national average value of prevalence.