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Table 2 Texas counties and Mexico districts from which I. scapularis ticks were collected

From: Implications of climate change on the distribution of the tick vector Ixodes scapularis and risk for Lyme disease in the Texas-Mexico transboundary region

  State County or District Localities Ticks collected I. scapularis(%)# I. scapularis infected (%)** Host
US Texas Anderson 1 64 26/64 (40.6) 13/26 (50.0) WTD (13)
  Texas Brazos 1 45 5/45 (11.1) 3/5 (60.0) Dog (2)
  WTD (1)
  Texas Cameron 1 32 3/32 (9.4) 2/3 (66.7) WTD (2)
  Texas Fort Bent 1 65 1/65 (1.5) 1/1 (100.0) Dog (1)
  Texas Hidalgo 2 7 1/7 (14.3) 0/1 (0.0) Dog
  Texas Mason 1 148 5/148 (3.4) 2/5 (40.0) Oryx (2)
  Texas Tarrant 1 4 3/4 (75.0) 2/3 (66.7) Cat (2)
  Texas Tyler 1 37 29/37 (78.4) 13/29 (44.8) Questing (13)
  TOTAL   9 574 74/574 (12.9) 37/74^ (50.0)  
Mexico Nuevo Leon San Josesito, Zaragoza 3 230 31/230 (13.5) 8/25 (29) Sylvilagus floridanus
    1    1/6 Lyomis pictus
  Tamaulipas Tampico 1 51 2/51 (3.9) 2/2 (100) Vegetation
  Tamaulipas El Cielo, Gomez Farias 1 379 1/379 (0.02) 1/1 (100) Panthera onca
  Coahuila La Rosita, San Pedro 1 1 1/1 (100) 0/1(0) -
  TOTAL   7 661 35/661 (5.29) 12/35 (34.28)  
  1. #: Percentage of I. scapularis found in each county among other tick species.
  2. **: Percentage of I. scapularis infected per county.
  3. ^: 6.445% of all ticks collected were Ixodes scapularis infected with Borrelia burgdorferi.
  4. : in parenthesis is represented the numbers of infected Ixodes scapularis ticks isolated from each host.