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Table 1 Seropositivity for the CVBD studied by geographical region

From: Seropositivity rates for agents of canine vector-borne diseases in Spain: a multicentre study

Geographic region CVBD
Positive/Total (%)
An Bb Ec Di Li
Central (n = 187) 9/180 (5) 0/176 (0) 9/176 (5.1) 4/176 (2.3) 10/157 (6.4)
Northeast (n = 465) 9/451 (2) 1/451 (0.2) 23/451 (5.1) 3/451 (0.7) 60/434 (13.8)
East (n = 90) 6/72 (8.3) * 0/73 (0) 6/73 (8.2) 2/73 (2.7) 13/69 (18.8)
Southeast (n = 105) 2/45 (4.4) 0/30 (0) 1/33 (3) 0/31 (0) 41/88 (46.6) **
South (n = 75) 2/68 (2.9) 0/68 (0) 4/68 (5.9) 3/68 (4.4) 20/73 (27.4) **
Northwest (n = 163) 2/143 (1.4) 3/143 (2.1) 2/143 (1.4) 0/142 (0) 12/159 (7.5)
North (n = 15) 0/15 (0) 0/15 (0) 3/15 (20) * 0/15 (0) 0/15 (0) **
Total (n = 1100) 30/976 (3.1) 4/956 (0.4) 48/959 (5) 12/957 (1.25) 156/995 (15.7)
p value p = 0.04 p = 0.07 p = 0.04 p = 0.06 p < 0.001
  1. * p < 0.05; **p < 0.001. Abbreviations: An, Anaplasma phagocytophilum/Anaplasma platys; Bb, Borrelia burgdorferi; Ec, Ehrlichia canis; Di, Dirofilaria immitis; Li, Leishmania infantum.