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Table 1 Domestic ruminants from five Caribbean islands found positive in the generic Ehrlichia FRET-qPCR

From: Development of a generic Ehrlichia FRET-qPCR and investigation of ehrlichioses in domestic ruminants on five Caribbean islands

Island Positive animals % (positive/total N)
All animals Individual animal species
Montserrat 20.8 % (16/77) Goat 15.8 % (3/19)
Sheep 26.1 % (12/46)
Cattle 8.3 % (1/12)
St. Kitts 25.5 % (95/373) Goat 3.4 % (1/29)
Sheep 31.3 % (31/99)
Cattle 25.7 % (63/245)
Grenada 3.6 % (5/140) Goat 5.1 % (4/79)
Sheep 1.6 % (1/61)
Nevis 0.38 % (1/262) Goat 0.7 % (1/137)
Sheep 0.0 % (0/82)
Cattle 0.0 % (0/43)
Dominica 6.8 % (17/249) Goat 0.36 % (4/112)
Sheep 1.9 % (1/52)
Cattle 14.1 % (12/85)