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Table 1 Infection of R. haemaphysaloides by exposure to mice infected with B. microti

From: Experimental transmission of Babesia microti by Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides

Tick stage applied No. of engorged ticks analyzed No. of positive engorged ticks (%) No. of ticks analyzed 4 week post molting No. of positive molted ticks (%)*
Larva 20 19 (95.5) 80 35 (43.8)
Nymph 12 12 (100) 30 29 (96.7)
  1. *P < 0.01