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Table 2 Tick density estimates and the number of positive samples in each locality in this study

From: Tick-borne bacterial pathogens in southwestern Finland

Study locality Tick density (ticks/100 m2) Tick density (ticks/100 m2) without larvae Tick density in 2000 (ticks/100 m2)d, e B. burgdorferi (s.l.) prevalencef B. burdorferi (s.l.) prevalence in 2000d
     Samples Positive (%) Samples Positive (%)
Boskär 406.0g 36.0 7.3 160 47 (29.4) 272 13 (4.8)
Berghamn 22.0 8.3 0.93 20 1 (5.0) 66 0 (0)
Seili 27.4 5.6 0.28 722 126 (17.5) 69 8 (11.6)
Pähkinäinen 28.3 9.6 0.82 88 18 (20.5) 22 2 (9.1)
Maisaari 2.0 1.6 0.06 18 4 (22.2) 2 0
Vepsä 1.81 1.4 0.2 9 2 (22.2) 8 0
Hirvensalo 2.22 2.0 0.01 9 1 (11.1) 1 0
Ruissalo 0.6 0.6 0.23 10 0 14 0
Samppalinna 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Urheilupuisto 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Coastal linea 2.0 1.9 n/a 27 4 (14.8) n/a
Northern lineb 0.13 0.13 n/a 3 0 n/a
Northwestern linec 0 0 n/a 0 - n/a
  1. aCoastal line: Askainen, Kustavi, Lokalahti, Pyhämaa, Pyhäranta
  2. bNorthern line: Nousiainen, Mynämäki, Laitila, Eurajoki, Luvia
  3. cNorthwestern line: Alastaro, Matku, Mellilä, Marttila, Paimio
  4. dData from Mäkinen et al. [54]
  5. eTick densities measured for nymphs and adults in 2000
  6. fPrevalence measured for nymphs and adults together, as in Mäkinen et al. [54]
  7. gIn Boskär, larval densities were approximated due to extremely high numbers of larvae (occasionally 500–600 larvae per 50 m drag)