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Table 2 Prevalence of Babesia microti in rodents per species, gender and site

From: Babesia spp. in ticks and wildlife in different habitat types of Slovakia

   Males Females Fisher’s Total
Site Species % (pos/ex) 95 % CI % (pos/ex) 95 % CI exact test P % (pos/ex) 95 % CI
Bratislava Micea 4.1 (4/97) 1.0–8.2 0 (0/84) 0.125 2.2 (4/181) 0.6–5.0
  M. glareolus 0 (0/65) 0 (0/54) 0 (0/119)
  Total 2.5 (4/162) 0.6–4.9 0 (0/138) 0.127 1.3 (4/300) 0.3–2.7
Fúgelka Micea 3.1 (3/98) 0–7.1 1.3 (1/80) 0–3.8 0.629 2.2 (4/178) 0.6–4.5
  M. glareolus 1.9 (1/53) 0–5.7 0 (0/55) 0.491 0.9 (1/108) 0–3.7
  Microtus spp.b 75.0 (6/8) 37.5–100.0 16.7 (2/12) 0–41.7 0.019 40.0 (8/20) 20.0–60.0
  Total 6.3 (10/159) 2.5–10.1 2.0 (3/147) 0–4.8 0.089 4.2 (13/306) 2.0–6.5
Total   4.4 (14/321) 2.2–6.5 1.1 (3/285) 0–2.5 0.014 2.8 (17/606) 1.7–4.3
  1. (pos/ex), number of positive/number of examined; 95 % CI, confidence interval; aMice comprise Apodemus flavicollis, Apodemus sylvaticus (1 female from Bratislava, 1 male from Fúgelka) and one Micromys minutus male from Fúgelka; b Microtus spp. comprises of Microtus arvalis and one Microtus subterraneus female