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Table 1 Results for transmission experiments

From: Vector competence of the tick Ixodes sinensis (Acari: Ixodidae) for Rickettsia monacensis

Stage Group No. survived/treated No. engorged No. infected/sampled
Engorged Subsequent stage or sex Mice infested
From adult to larva Infected groupA 21/30 20 12/12 Egg 15/15* Larvae 15/15* 5/5
ControlA 21/30 20 0/11 Egg0/15* Larvae0/15* 0/5
From larva to nymph Infected groupB 300/300 284 30/30 Nymph 29/50 6/6
ControlB 300/300 282 0/30 Nymph 0/50 0/6
From nymph to adult Infected groupC 148/160 130 28/30 Male 10/25 Female 18/25 6/6
ControlC 145/160 129 0/30 Male 0/25 Female0/25 0/6
  1. Note: Afemale; Blarva; Cnymph; *100 individuals as a pool.