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Table 1 The number (#) of Ixodes ricinus and Ixodes hexagonus ticks infected with a certain pathogen, for all life stages together or for larvae (L), nymphs (N) or adults (A) separately, and the percentage (%) of infected ticks of the two species on all analyzed ticks from that species per life stage

From: Melting pot of tick-borne zoonoses: the European hedgehog contributes to the maintenance of various tick-borne diseases in natural cycles urban and suburban areas

    B. burgdorferi (s.l.) B. miyamotoi R. helvetica A. phagocytophilum Ca. N. mikurensis”
I. hexagonus L No. 3 2 10 2 0
% 6.3 4.2 20.8 4.2 0
N No. 166 8 192 279 1.0
% 28.4 1.4 32.8 47.7 0.2
A No. 91 7 267 137 0
% 18.3 1.4 53.6 27.5 0
All No. 260 17 469 418 1
% 23.0 1.5 41.5 37.0 0.09
I. ricinus L No. 1 0 0 3 0
% 14.3 0 0 42.9 0
N No. 20 0 3 23 2
% 71.4 0 10.7 82.1 7.1
A No. 16 3 9 22 0
% 43.2 8.1 24.3 59.5 0
All No. 37 3 12 48 2
% 51.4 4.2 16.7 66.7 2.8