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Table 2 The estimated infection rate of Bartonella over all analyzed pools and per each flea species with corresponding 95% confidence intervals (CI)

From: First molecular detection and characterization of zoonotic Bartonella species in fleas infesting domestic animals in Tunisia

Flea species Number of specimens Pools tested Positive pools Estimated infection rate 95% CI Infection rate per pool (%)
C. felis 1428 714 48 0.0342 0.0253–0.0450 6.7
C. canis 236 118 65 0.3298 0.2628–0.4021 55
P. irritans 68 34 8 0.1255 0.0552–0.2330 23.5
Total 1732 866 121 0.0724 0.0604–0.0860 14