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Table 2 PCR and sequencing for detection of Anaplasma spp., Ehrlichia spp. and Leishmania spp. in red foxes ( Vulpes vulpes ) from Portugal

From: First report of Anaplasma platys infection in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and molecular detection of Ehrlichia canis and Leishmania infantum in foxes from Portugal

Region/sample PCR and sequencing: no. of positive foxes/no. of foxes tested (%)
  Anaplasma platys Ehrlichia canis Leishmania infantum
North and centre 9/50 (18.0) 1/50 (2.0) 1/50 (2.0)
Blood 3/50 (6.0) 1/50 (2.0) 1/50 (2.0)
Bone marrow 6/47 (12.8) 0/47 (0.0) 1/47 (2.0)
South 1/19 (5.3) 1/19 (5.3) 0/28 (0.0)
Blood 1/14 (7.1) 1/14 (7.1) 0/14 (0.0)
Bone marrow 0/10 (0.0) 0/10 (0.0) 0/19 (0.0)
Total 10/69 (14.5) 2/69 (2.9) 1/78 (1.3)