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Table 2 Prevalence of B. canis and R. raoulti in D. reticulatus collected in areas covered by the Eastern and the Western population

From: Pathogens vectored by the tick, Dermacentor reticulatus, in endemic regions and zones of expansion in Poland

Population B. canis R. raoulti Endemicity B. canis R. raoulti Time of inhabitation B. canis R. raoulti Area of expansion zone B. canis R. raoulti
positive/total (%) positive/total (%) positive/total (%) positive/total (%) positive/total (%) positive/total (%)
Eastern population 108/1993 (5.42) 832/1993 (41.75) endemic regions 69/1198 (5.76) 451/1198 (37.65) Warmińsko-Mazurskie 11/474 (2.32) 162/474 (34.18) positive/total (%) positive/total (%)
Masovian 58/724 (8.01) 289/724 (39.92)
non-endemic regions (expansion zones) 39/1387 (2.81) 689/1387 (49.68) west of the Vistula River 39/795 (4.91) 381/795 (47.92) northern 1/148 (0.68) 37/148 (25.0)
central 5/424 (1.18) 236/424 (55.66)
southern 33/223 (14.80) 108/223 (48.43)
Western population 0/592 (0) 308/592 (52.03) western Poland 0/592 (0) 308/592 (52.03) northern 0/47 (0) 33/47 (70.21)
central 0/432 (0) 212/432 (49.07)
southern 0/113 (0) 63/113 (55.75)
Total 108/2585 (4.18) 1140/2585 (44.10)