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Table 1 Prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in ticks feeding on hedgehogs

From: Presence of zoonotic agents in engorged ticks and hedgehog faeces from Erinaceus europaeus in (sub) urban areas

  Ixodes hexagonus Ixodes ricinus
  n % n %
B. burgdorferi s.l. 60/435 14 7/25 28
B. afzelii 37/49 76 n.d. -
B. garinii 3/49 6 n.d. -
B. spielmani 7/49 14 n.d. -
B. burgdorferi s.s. 2/49 4 n.d. -
B. miyamotoi 0/170 0 0/25 0
A. phagocytophilum* 74/277 27 6/25 24
Candidatus N. mikurensis** 0/251 0 0/25 0
  1. n.d. = not determined.
  2. *Our results (30/84) were compiled with data obtained from [40], where 44/193 I. hexagonus ticks were found positive for A. phagocytophilum.
  3. **Our results (0/84) were compiled with data from [17], where none of the 167 tested I. hexagonus ticks were found positive for Candidatus N. mikurensis.