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Table 5 Positive PCR and sequencing results

From: Clinical evaluation of outdoor cats exposed to ectoparasites and associated risk for vector-borne infections in southern Italy

Pathogen Number of positive cats (%)
Total cats (n = 197) SG cats (n = 134) CG cats (n = 63)
Bartonella spp.a 42 (21.3) 39 (29.1) 3 (4.8)
B. henselae 30 (15.2) 28 (20.9) 2 (3.2)
B. clarridgeiae 12 (6.1) 11 (8.2) 1 (1.6)
Mycoplasma spp. 36 (18.3) 27 (20.2) 9 (14.3)
Mycoplasma haemofelis 12 (6.1) 11 (8.2) 1 (1.6)
Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum” 26 (13.2) 18 (13.4) 8 (12.7)
Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis” 10 (5.1) 8 (6.0) 2 (3.2)
Leishmania infantum 13 (6.6) 8 (6.0) 5 (7.9)
Conjunctival swabs (n = 394) 3 2 1
Oral swabs (n = 197) 3 0 3
Blood EDTA (n = 197) 4 4 0
Lymph nodes (n = 181) 3 2 1
Urine samples (n = 143) 3 2 1
Total 79 (35) 63 (47) 16 (25.4)
  1. aSignificant difference between SG and CG