Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 2 Species and numbers of small mammals captured and seropositive for B. hermsii antibodies at the mainland sites

From: Host associations and genomic diversity of Borrelia hermsii in an endemic focus of tick-borne relapsing fever in western North America

  Yellow Bay    East Yellow Bay   Polson-Big Arm   Totals  
Species 2008 2009 2010 2009 2010 2008 2010 No. positive/No. tested % Positive
P. maniculatus 4/67a 2/33 2/64 3/17 2/27 0/7 2/36 15/251 6.0
T. hudsonicus 12/16b 20/32c 18/28d 5/5 0 0 0 55/81 67.9
Microtus sp. 2/3 0/4 1/24 0/1 0/5 0 0/12 3/49 6.1
T. ruficaudus 2/3 0/1 0 10/15 3/6 1/1 5/18 21/44 47.7
T. amoenus 2/2 0 0 0 0 0/2 0/1 2/5 40.0
G. sabrinus 1/2 6/6 1/1 2/2 0 0 0 10/11 90.9
Z. princeps 1/5 0/3 0/3 0 0/1 0 0 1/12 8.3
Sorex sp. 1/1 0/4 1/1 0 0 0 0/1 2/7 28.6
S. columbianus 0 0 0 0 0 0 2/4 2/4 50.0
M. erminea 0 0/1 0/2 0 0 0 0 0/3 0
N. cinerea 0 0/1 0 0 0/1 0 0 0/2 0
Totals 25/99 28/85 23/123 20/40 5/40 1/10 9/72 111/469 23.7
  1. aNumber positive/number tested
  2. b15 individuals with 1 recapture
  3. c25 new individuals and 7 recaptures from previous year
  4. d27 individuals with 1 animal from previous year recaptured twice