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Table 2 Prevalence of positivity to vector-borne agents in 628 CVBD-suspect 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 (145) 3.4%* (1.1-7.9) 7.6%* (3.8-13.2) 0.7% (0.0-3.8) 5.5% (2.4-10.6) 18.6% (12.6-25.9) 30.3%* (23.0-38.5) 4.1%* (1.5-8.8)
Centre (122) 7.4% (3.4-13.5) 9.0%* (4.6-15.6) 0.8% (0.0-4.5) 3.3%* (0.9-8.2) 25.4% (18.0-34.1) 37.7% (29.1-46.9) 7.4% (3.4-13.5)
Alentejo (114) 14.0% (8.2-21.8) 25.4%* (17.7-34.4) 0.0% (0.0-3.2) 9.6% (4.9-16.6) 27.2% (19.3-36.3) 61.4%* (51.8-70.4) 13.2% (7.6-20.8)
Lisbon (139) 5.8% (2.5-11.0) 19.4% (13.2-27.0) 0.7% (0.0-3.9) 11.5% (6.7-18.0) 30.2% (22.7-38.6) 48.9% (40.3-57.5) 15.8% (10.2-23.0)
Algarve (105) 17.1%* (10.5-25.7) 23.8% (16.0-31.1) 0.0% (0.0-3.4) 17.1%* (10.5-25.7) 25.7% (17.7-35.2) 59.0%* (49.0-68.5) 20.0%* (12.8-28.9)
Azores (3) 0.0% (0.0-70.8) 0.0% (0.0-70.8) 0.0% (0.0-70.8) 33.3% (0.8-90.6) 0.0% (0.0-70.8) 33.3% (0.8-90.6) 0.0% (0.0-70.8)
Total (628) 8.9% (6.8-11.4) 16.4% (13.6-19.5) 0.5% (0.1-1.4) 9.2% (7.1-11.8) 25.2% (21.8-28.7) 46.3% (42.4-50.3) 11.6% (9.2-14.4)
  1. * Statistically significant difference (p < 0.05) to the corresponding national average value of prevalence.