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Table 4 Statistically significant most and least likely infection patterns of the study

From: Tick-borne pathogens of zoonotic and veterinary importance in Nigerian cattle

Infection pattern No. of observations 95 % Confidence interval
(A) Significantly most likely infection pattern (P < 0.001)
 Tm + Tt + Tv 79 10 – 44
 Am + AspO + Tm + Tt + Tv 42 0 – 20
 Am + AspO 33 1 – 22
 AspO 30 3 – 28
 Am + AspO + Tm + Tt + Tv + Bb 12 0 – 5
 Ap + Tm + Tt + Tv 12 0 – 7
 Am + Ac + AspO + Tm + Tt + Tv 10 0 – 5
 Am + Ac 8 0–7
 Am + Ac + AspO 7 0 – 6
 R 6 0 – 5
(B) Significantly least likely infection patterns (P < 0.001)
 Am + Tm 7 11 – 46
 Tm + Tt 6 8 – 44
 AspO + Tm 5 6 – 38
 Tv 1 10 – 47
 Am + Tm + Tt 1 4 – 32
 Am + Tv 0 4 – 30
 AspO + Tv 0 3 – 33
 Tt 0 3 – 31
 Tt + Tv 0 2 – 30
 Am + Tt + Tv 0 1 – 24
 Am + Tt 0 1 – 23
  1. Abbreviations: Ac, Anaplasma centrale; Am, Anaplasma marginale; Ap, Anaplasma platys; AspO, Anaplasma sp. (Omatjenne); Er, Ehrlichia ruminantium; R, Rickettsia spp. (R. massiliae according to 16S rDNA sequencing); Bb, Babesia bigemina; Tm, Theileria mutans; Tt, Theileria taurotragi; Tv, Theileria velifera