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Table 1 Single species infections detected by RLB and species-specific single PCR

From: Prevalence of tick-borne haemoparasites in small ruminants in Turkey and diagnostic sensitivity of single-PCR and RLB

Province No. of animals Detected by RLB (sheep/goat) Detected by PCR (sheep/goat)
A.o T.o T.sp.OT1 T.sp.OT3 T/B catchall T.sp B.o B.sp Bc Bm A.o B.o T.o T.l. T.u. T.le T.MK A.p
Adana 95 1/11 18 1         12/12   16      
Afyon 100 1 52          1   9      
Aksaray 55 6 18        1   10   10      
Antalya 95 8 25          9   10   9    
Aydın 273 9 64          28/1 2 44 10/1 1a   1  
Burdur 137 16/10 37 1       2   13/9   18 1a     
Denizli 140 3 53          4   21      
Isparta 55   20          1   11      
İzmir 104 1 39/1   1        2   20     8/1  
Konya 75 3 23     1    2   3   8      
Kütahya 103 33/1 3       1    37/1 1 3      
Manisa 101 1/10 19          5/30 1a 10      
Muğla 114 43a   2a   1a     1a 2a 51a 1a       7a
Niğde 214 20 50 2     1 2 1   29 4 18 13     
Şırnak 98 4/33 15/2        1a   2/30 1a 13/3      
Şanlıurfa 100 1 52        3   1   41      
Uşak 88 2 27        2   4   14   1   1  
Van 32 6 5          1   1   1    
Total 1979 223 523 6 1 1 1 1 3 13 2 296 10 270 25 12   11 7
Percentage 11.3 26.4 0.3      0.2 0.7 0.1 15 0.5 13.6 1.3 0.6   0.6 0.4
  1. Abbreviations: A.o Anaplasma ovis, B.o Babesia ovis, T.o Theileria ovis, T/B all samples that showed reactivity with Theileria/Babesia catchall probe and considered as T/B genus positive, T. sp samples that showed reactivity with Theileria all probe and considered as Theileria spp. positive, B. sp samples that showed reactivity with Babesia all probe and considered as Babesia spp positive, BcG Babesia crassa, Bm Babesia motasie, T.OT1 Theileria sp. OT1, T.OT3 Theileria sp. OT3, T.l Theileria luwenshuni, T.u Theileria uilenbergi, T.le Theileria lestoquardi, T.MK Theileria sp. MK, A.p Anaplasma phagocytophilum
  2. aNumber of positive samples collected from goats