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Table 6 Prevalence, collection site and year of Rickettsia species in PCR-positive ticks

From: Spotted fever Rickettsia species in Hyalomma and Ixodes ticks infesting migratory birds in the European Mediterranean area

  Antikythira Capri Total
  2009 2010 2009 2010  
R. aeschlimannii 82 80 ± 1 99 57 318
Probable R. aeschlimannii 3 7 3 7 20
R. africae   6    6
Probable R. africae   2    2
Rickettsia spp. 3 1 1   5
Possible R. monacensis     1 1
Possible Rickettsia sp. LON-13   1    1
Subtotal 88 97 ± 1 103 65  
Total 185 ± 1 168 353 ± 1