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Table 3 Summary of the parasite groups found on M. namaquensis and their infection parameters

From: The Namaqua rock mouse (Micaelamys namaquensis) as a potential reservoir and host of arthropod vectors of diseases of medical and veterinary importance in South Africa

Taxon Total Prevalence (%) Mean abundance (±SE)
Fleas 1072 78.2 4.96 (±0.423)
Lice 508 21.3 2.35 (±0.767)
Mites 3301 53.7 15.28 (±3.225)
Ticks 1744 78.2 8.07 (±1.336)