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Table 1 B. burgdorferi s.l.-infected Hanoverian ticks (positive/total ticks) in 2010

From: Revisited: Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infections in hard ticks (Ixodes ricinus) in the city of Hanover (Germany)

  April May June July August September October Total
Adults 30/89 12/48 15/39 12/41 17/56 14/52 24/47 124/372
(%) (33.7) (25.0) (38.5) (36.6) (29.3) (26.9) (51.1) (33.3)
q* 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 5
Thereof males 15/57 6/29 8/19 7/24 7/24 6/25 9/18 58/196
(%) (26.3) (20.7) (42.1) (37.5) (29.2) (24.0) (50.0) (29.6)
q* 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
females 15/32 6/19 7/20 5/17 10/32 8/27 15/29 66/176
(%) (46.8) (31.6) (35.0) (35.6) (31.3) (29.6) (51.7) (37.5)
q* 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
Nymphs 27/201 41/248 61/261 47/259 46/244 52/241 70/243 344/1697
(%) (13.4) (16.5) (23.4) (26.6) (18.9) (21.6) (28.8) (20.3)
q* 4 5 4 2 2 4 4 25
Larvae 3/10 0/4 0/0 0/0 0/0 1/7 4/10 8/31
(%) (30.0) (0.0) n.a.** n.a.** n.a.** (14.3) (40.0) (25.8)
q* 3 0 n.a.** n.a.** n.a.** 0 2 5
Total 60/300 53/300 76/300 59/300 63/300 67/300 98/300 476/2100
(%) (20.0) (17.7) (25.3) (28.0) (21.0) (22.3) (32.7) (22.7)
q* 8 5 6 2 3 4 7 35
  1. *q: questionable ticks. These ticks were included as positives in statistical analysis.
  2. **n.a.: not applicable.