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Table 3 Transstadial transmission, Experiment 1, D. variabilis adults held 100 days after molting from nymphs fed on T. equi infected horses shown in Table  1

From: Amblyomma cajennense is an intrastadial biological vector of Theileria equi

Acquisition horse Ticks recovereda Ticks dissected & testedb
♀♀ ♂♂ ♀♀ ♂♂
Ho-183 16/17 32/34 0/15 0/32c
Ho-198 16/16 17/17 0/15 0/16
  1. Transmission fed for seven days on two different transmission horses. Numbers of ticks applied, recovered and dissected from each horse after transmission feeding. There was no transmission.
  2. aNumber recovered/number applied.
  3. bNumber positive over the number tested.
  4. cThe first 18 ticks dissected at the same time as the others, the remaining 14 dissected ≈ 3 weeks later.