Skip to main content

Table 3 Distribution of different B. burgdorferi s.l. genospecies in positive Hanoverian ticks in 2010

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

Total infections No. (% of infected ticks) Mono-infections No. (% of infected ticks) Double-infection No. (% of infected ticks) Triple-/Quadruple-infection No. (% of infected ticks)
Baf 147 (30.9%) Baf 101 (21.2%) Baf + Bbi 2 (0.4%) Baf + Bga/Bba + Bsp 2 (0.4%)
Bva 46 (9.7%) Bva 30 (6.3%) Baf + Bga/Bba 11 (2.3%) Baf + Bsp + Bss 1 (0.2%)
Bss 47 (9.9%) Bss 25 (5.3%) Baf + Blu 2 (0.4%) Baf + Bss + Bva 1 (0.2%)
Bga/Bba 54 (11.3%) Bga/Bba 29 (6.1%) Baf + Bsp 12 (2.5%) Bbi + Bga/Bba + Bsp 1 (0.2%)
Bsp 52 (10.9%) Bsp 22 (4.6%) Baf + Bss 10 (2.1%) Bga/Bba + Bsp + Bss 1 (0.2%)
Blu 5 (1.1%) Blu 2 (0.4%) Baf + Bva 4 (0.8%) Baf + Bga/Bba + Bsp + Bss 1 (0.2%)
Bbi 10 (2.1%) Bbi 2 (0.4%) Bga/Bba + Bbi 1 (0.2%)   
   No genospecies determined 194 (40.8%) Bga/Bba + Bsp 3 (0.6%)   
     Bga/Bba + Bss 1 (0.2%)   
     Bga/Bba + Bva 4 (0.8%)   
     Bsp + Bbi 2 (0.4%)   
     Bsp + Blu 1 (0.2%)   
     Bsp + Bss 3 (0.6%)   
     Bsp + Bva 3 (0.6%)   
     Bss + Bbi 1 (0.2%)   
     Bss + Bva 3 (0.6%)   
     Bva + Bbi 1 (0.2%)   
  1. Baf: B. afzelii, Bva: B. valaisiana, Bss: B. burgdorferi s.s., Bga/Bba: B. garinii / bavariensis, Bsp: B. spielmanii, Blu: B. lusitaniae; Bbi: B. bissettii.