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Table 7 Prevalence of A. phagocytophilum in I. ricinus per transect B1-B5 in Bratislava in 2011

From: Anaplasma phagocytophilum prevalence in ticks and rodents in an urban and natural habitat in South-Western Slovakia

  B1 B2 B3 B4 B5  
  % (pos/ex) 95 % CI % (pos/ex) 95 % CI % (pos/ex) 95 % CI % (pos/ex) 95 % CI % (pos/ex) 95 % CI χ 2 P
Nymphs 4.7 (18/380) 2.6–7.1 26.0 (19/73) 16.2–36.7 4.7 (11/233) 2.2–8.0 23.2 (43/185) 17.3–29.7 0.0 (0/13)   75.198 <0.001
Females 14.8 (4/27) 3.3–29.6 15.6 (14/90) 8.5–23.4 16.7 (4/24) 3.4–35.0 45.5 (60/132) 37.1–53.8 14.7 (14/95) 8.4–22.1 40.087 <0.001
Males 13.1 (8/61) 5.9–21.7 9.2 (7/76) 3.0–15.8 9.8 (4/41) 2.2–20.9 41.0 (66/161) 33.6–48.4 9.2 (9/98) 4.1–15.3 57.731 <0.001
Total 6.4 (30/468) 4.2–8.8 16.7 (40/239) 12.2–21.5 6.4 (19/298) 3.5–9.5 35.4 (169/478) 30.8–39.5 11.2 (23/206) 6.8–15.5 183.125 <0.001
  1. (pos/ex), number of positive/number of examined; 95 % CI, confidence interval; χ 2, goodness-of-fit test; P, significance level