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Table 5 Minimum positive rate of Orientia tsutsugamushi in chigger mites collected from domestic rodents, northern China

From: Molecular epidemiology of Orientia tsutsugamushi in chiggers and ticks from domestic rodents in Shandong, northern China

Chigger species Season, no. positive pools/total counts (%)
  Spring Summer Autumn Winter Total
Leptotrombidium intermedium 0 0 9/721 (1.2) 1/96 (1.0) 10/817 (1.2)
L. scutellare 0 0 4/602 (0.7) 1/6 (16.7) 5/608 (0.8)
L. palpale 1/14 (7.1) 0 6/1132 (0.5) 3/129 (2.3) 10/1275 (0.8)
L. taishanicum 1/6 (16.7) 0 1/28 (3.6) 0 2/34 (5.9)
L. linhuaikongense 0 0 2/62 (3.2) 0 2/62 (3.2)
L. laxoscutum 0 0 0 0/46 (0) 0/46 (0)
Gahrliepia octosetosa 0 0/3 (0) 0 0 0/3 (0)
Walchia pacifica 0 0/104 (0) 0/8 (0) 0 0/112 (0)
Odontacarus majesticus 0 0/177 (0) 0 0 0/177 (0)
Total 2/20 (10.0) 0/284 (0) 22/2553 (0.9) 5/277 (1.8) 29/3134 (0.9)