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Table 4 Tick-borne hemoparasites detected in cattle (n = 154) from Ngong-farm in Kenya

From: Molecular detection and characterization of Babesia bovis, Babesia bigemina, Theileria species and Anaplasma marginale isolated from cattle in Kenya

Pathogen species detected Positive cattle (%)
One pathogen  
B. bovis 8 (5.2)
B. bigemina 22 (14.3)
T. parva 3 (1.9)
T. velifera 2 (1.3)
A. marginale 12 (7.8)
Two pathogens  
B.bigemina + T. parva 3 (1.9)
B.bigemina + A. marginale 11 (7.1)
A. marginale + T. parva 1 (0.6)
A. marginale + Theileria sp. (buffalo) 1 (0.6)
A. marginale + T. taurotragi 1 (0.6)
B.bovis + B. bigemina 2 (1.3)
B.bovis + A. marginale 1 (0.6)
T. parva + T.velifera 5 (3.2)
T. parva + T.mutans 1 (0.6)
Three pathogens  
B.bovis + B. bigemina + A. marginale 2 (1.3)
B. bovis + T. parva + T. ovis 1 (0.6)
B.bigemina + T. parva + T. mutans 3 (1.9)
B. bigemina + T. parva + T. velifera 4 (2.6)
B. bigemina + T. parva + T. ovis 1 (0.6)
B. bigemina + T. taurotragi + T. mutans 1 (0.6)
B. bigemina + T. taurotragi + T. parva 4 (2.6)
B.bigemina + A. marginale + T. taurotragi 1 (0.6)
B.bigemina + A. marginale + T. parva 1 (0.6)
A. marginale + T. parva + T. taurotragi 2 (1.3)
A. marginale + T. parva + T. velifera 4 (2.6)
A. marginale + T. parva + T. orientalis 2 (1.3)
A. marginale + T. parva + T. mutans 1 (0.6)
Four pathogens  
B. bigemina + A. marginale + T. parva + T. taurotragi 1 (0.6)
B. bigemina + A. marginale + T. parva + T. ovis 1 (0.6)
B. bigemina + A. marginale + T. parva + T. mutans 3 (1.9)
Five pathogens  
B.bovis + B. bigemina + A. marginale + T. parva + T.orientalis 1 (0.6)
B.bovis + B. bigemina + A. marginale + T. parva + T. mutans 2 (1.3)
B.bovis + B. bigemina + A. marginale + T. parva + T. taurotragi 1 (0.6)
B.bovis + B. bigemina+ + A. marginale + T. parva + T. velifera 1 (0.6)
Total 110 (71.4)