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Table 5 Tick-borne hemoparasites detected in cattle (n = 38) from Machakos-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 6 (15.8)
T. velifera 1 (2.6)
A. marginale 3 (7.9)
Two pathogens  
B.bigemina + T. parva 1 (2.6)
B.bigemina + T. taurotragi 1 (2.6)
B.bovis + B. bigemina 1 (2.6)
T. parva + T. velifera 2 (5.3)
T. taurotragi + T.velifera 1 (2.6)
T. parva + T. taurotragi 1 (2.6)
Three pathogens  
B. bovis + T. parva + T. mutans 2 (5.3)
B. bigemina + T. parva + T. velifera 2 (5.3)
A. marginale + T. parva + T. velifera 2 (5.3)
A. marginale + T. parva + T. mutans 1 (2.6)
T. parva + T. taurotragi + T. velifera 1 (2.6)
Total 25 (65.8)