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Table 5 Percentage of animals that were PCR-positive for feline hemoplasma in the sampled populations of Europe

From: Prevalence and molecular characterization of canine and feline hemotropic mycoplasmas (hemoplasmas) in northern Italy

Country Hemoplasma (%) “CMhm” (%) Mhf (%) “CMt” (%) Co-infected (%) Reference
Switzerland 9.0 8.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 [7]
Germany 15.5–27.8 8.9–23.3 5.3–7.4 2.2 0.8–3.0 [33, 34]
UK 14.1–18.5 11.2–17.1 1.6–2.8 1.7–2.3 1.6–1.9 [35, 36]
Spain 12.1–30.0 7.9–10.0 2.1–20.0 0.5 2.0 [31, 37]
Portugal 27.1–43.3 17.8–41.6 12.8–14.4 1.2–5.8 8.1–13.0 [11, 29]
Albania 30.8 21.9 10.3 5.5 6.8 [38]
Italy 18.9–33.1–26.2 17.3–22.3–16.7 5.9–10.8–16.7 1.3–nt–9.5 5.5–nt–nt [1416]
  1. Abbreviations: “CMhm”Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum”, Mhf Mycoplasma haemofelis, “CMt”Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis”; nt not tested