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Table 3 Duplex PCR detection and identification of Anaplasma species in cattle in the four studied bioclimatic zones

From: Anaplasma marginale and A. phagocytophilum in cattle in Tunisia

Bioclimatic zones Localities n cattle/n farms A. marginale (%) A. phagocytophilum (%) A. marg + A. phag (%)
Humid Sejnane 20/5 5 (25.0) 0 0
Dar Rmil 14/3 11 (78.5) 0 0
Nefza 25/3 6 (24.0) 0 1 (4.0)
Amdoun 27/5 0 0 0
Total HUMID   86/16 22 (25.6) 0 1 (1.2)
Sub-humid Utique 29/5 6 (20.7) 0 0
Oued Abid 74/7 42 (56.7) 0 1 (1.4)
Total SUB-HUMID   103/12 48 (46.6) 0 1 (1.0)
Semi-arid Zaghouan 101/44 7 (6.9) 0 0
Hessiène 12/3 3 (25.0) 0 0
Total SEMI-ARID   113/47 10 (8.8) 0 0
Arid Kairouan 26/5 1 (3.8) 0 0
Total ARID   26/5 1 (3.8) 0 0
Total   328/80 81 (24.7) 0 2 (0.6)