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Table 1 Serological prevalence of canine vector borne pathogens

From: Serological and molecular prevalence of selected canine vector borne pathogens in blood donor candidates, clinically healthy volunteers, and stray dogs in North Carolina

Study group Study population (N) Overall IFA positivity N (%) IFA antigens tested No. of dogs exposed with > 1 IFA antigen SNAP 4DX®
    Bh SA2 Bh HI Bvb I Bvb II Bvb III Bk Rr Ec Bc   Lyme E. canis Anaplasma spp Heartworm
Group I 47 4 (9%) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Group II 50 21 (42%) 0 1 0 0 4 0 13 0 0 3 1 8 0 2
Group III 21 4 (19%) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 4 0 6
  1. Legend: BkB. koehlerae; Bh SA2 – Bartonella henselae San Antonio 2; Bh HI– Bartonella henselae Houston 1; BvbBartonella vinsonii subsp berkhoffii genotypes I, II, & III; IFA – Immunofluorescent antibody assay; RrRickettsia rickettsii; EcEhrlichia canis; BcBabesia canis.