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Table 3 Prevalence of B. burgdorferi (s.l.), B. miyamotoi and Rickettsia spp. in single-stored adult and nymphal ticks

From: Tick-borne bacterial pathogens in southwestern Finland

Study area No. of DNA samples No. (%) of samples positive for B. burgdorferi (s.l.) No. (%) of samples positive for B. miyamotoi No. (%) of samples positive for Rickettsia spp.
  Ada Na Overall Ad N Overall Ad N Overall Ad N Overall
Boskär 11 149 160 1 (9.1) 46 (30.9) 47 (29.4) 0 1 (0.67) 1 (0.63) 0 1 (0.67) 1 (0.63)
Berghamn 1 19 20 0 1 (5.3) 1 (5.0) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Seili 57 665 722 14 (24.6) 112 (16.8) 126 (17.5) 1 (1.8) 3 (0.45) 4 (0.56) 3 (5.3) 10 (1.5) 13 (1.8)
Pähkinäinen 5 83 88 2 (40.0) 16 (19.3) 18 (20.5) 0 1 (1.2) 1 (1.1) 1 (20.0) 0 1 (1.1)
Maisaari 2 16 18 1 (50.0) 3 (18.8) 4 (22.2) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vepsä 4 5 9 2 (50.0) 0 2 (22.2) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ruissalo 3 7 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (33.3) 0 1 (10.0)
Hirvensalo 0 9 9 - 1 (11.1) 1 (11.1) - 0 0 - 0 0
Coastal line 4 23 27 2 (50.0) 2 (8.7) 4 (14.8) 0 0 0 0 0 0
Northern line 0 3 3 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0
Lempäälä 11 0 11 1 (9.1) - 1 (9.1) 0 - 0 0 - 0
Total 98 979 1077 23 (23.5) 181 (18.5) 204 (18.9) 1 (1.02) 5 (0.51) 6 (0.56) 5 (5.1) 11 (1.1) 16 (1.5)
  1. a Abbreviations: Ad adults; N nymphs