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Table 1 Prevalence of Rickettsia africae by species and regions

From: First molecular detection of Rickettsia africae in ticks from the Union of the Comoros

Species Amblyomma variegatum Rhipicephalus microplus Rhipicephalus appendiculatus Number of ticks tested by region
Regions
Grande Comore 94.23% (49/52) 8% (1/13) 1% (1/92) 157
Anjouan 89% (8/9) 3.3% (5/151) - 160
Moheli 7% (3/28) 0% (0/132) - 160
Ticks collected from imported cattle 77.14% (27/35) - - 35
Total from the Union of the Comoros 65.17% (58/89) 2.7% (8/296) 1% (1/95) 477