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Table 2 Prevalence of Anaplasma spp. in Bactrian camels (Camelus bactrianus) and ticks in Xinjiang, China (2014)

From: Anaplasma infection of Bactrian camels (Camelus bactrianus) and ticks in Xinjiang, China

Host No. of samples Prevalence of Anaplasma spp. by PCR
A. platys A. marginale A. phagocytophilum
Bactrian camel 279 7.2 % (20/279) 0 0
Rhipicephalus sp.b 21 14.3 % (3/21) 0 0
Rhipicephalus sp.c 63 9.5 % (6/63) 0 0
Hy. asiaticum d 32 0 0 0
Hy. asiaticum c 154 0 0 0
D. niveus b 18 0 0 0
D. niveus c 42 0 0 0
Hy. dromedarii d 11 0 0 0
Hy. dromedarii a,c 41 0 0 0
  1. a Hyalomma dromedarii (41 ticks): 39 adult ticks and 2 nymph ticks
  2. bTicks collected from vegetation
  3. cTicks collected from Bactrian camels
  4. dTicks collected from walls and crevices of animal sheds