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Table 3 Relationship between tick burden and presence of pathogens

From: Canine vector-borne infections in Mauritius

  Tick burden Pearson’s Chi-square
None Low Medium High Asymp. Sig (2-sided)
E. canis Negative 22 18 10 2 0.00*
Positive 4 5 7 10
A. platys Negative 22 18 16 10 0.59
Positive 4 5 1 2
H. canis Negative 24 23 14 8 0.02*
Positive 2 0 3 4
D. immitis Negative 17 20 15 12 0.04*
Positive 9 3 2 0
No of pathogens 0 8 12 7 1 0.02*
1 17 9 7 6
2 1 2 3 5
  1. Abbreviations: Asymp. Sig Asymptotic significance.
  2. *- result was statistically significant.