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Table 1 Species composition of ticks identified on stray dogs in the North of Taiwan with their respective Babesia gibsoni infection

From: Molecular evidence for the transovarial passage of Babesia gibsoni in Haemaphysalis hystricis (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks from Taiwan: a novel vector for canine babesiosis

  Babesia gibsoni-positive / No. of ticks tested (%)
  Male Female Nymph Larva Total
Haemaphysalis hystricis 4/57 (7.0) 23/223 (10.3) 2/77 (2.6) 11/68 (16.2) 40/435 (9.2)
Rhipicephalus sanguineus 0/127 (0) 1/343 (0.3) 0/17 (0.0) 0/95 (0) 1/582 (0.2)
Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides 0/1 (0) 0/42 (0) 0/0 (0.0) 0/0 (0) 0/43 (0)
Amblyomma testudinarium 0/0 (0) 1/14 (7.1) 0/0 (0.0) 0/0 (0) 1/14 (7.1)
Ixodes ovatus 0/0 (0) 0/11 (0) 0/0 (0.0) 0/0 (0) 0/11 (0)