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Table 3 Infections in mice of experiments 1 and 2

From: Larvae of Ixodes ricinus transmit Borrelia afzelii and B. miyamotoi to vertebrate hosts

  Mouse Treatment Before challenges After challenges
Experiment 1 1 T - -
2 T - Bm (S)
3 T - Bm (S)
4 T - -
5 T - -
6 T - -
7 T - -
8 T - -
9 T - -
10 T - Ba (E)
11 C n.a. -
12 C n.a. -
Experiment 2 13 T - -
14 T - -
15 T - -
16 T - Ba (E), Bm (S, E)
17 T - -
18 T - -
19 T - -
20 T - -
21 T - -
22 T - Bm (S)
23 C - -
24 C - -
25 C n.a. -
26 C n.a. -
27 C n.a. -
28 C n.a. -
  1. T treatment mouse, challenged with larvae, C control mouse, n.a. not analysed, S Spleen, E Ear biopsy, Ba Borrelia afzelii, Bm Borrelia miyamotoi
  2. - = uninfected