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Table 2 Tick-borne bacteria in Romanian ticks; details regarding host species, tick species, life stage of ticks and area for each pathogen

From: Molecular survey of neglected bacterial pathogens reveals an abundant diversity of species and genotypes in ticks collected from animal hosts across Romania

Pathogen Host Tick species Tick stage Area
Bartonella vinsonii berkhoffii (n = 1) dog Dermacentor reticulatus female Zalau
Rickettsia helvetica (n = 24) dog, fox, sheep, cat Dermacentor reticulatus, Ixodes ricinus, Rhipicephalus sanguineusa, Ixodes crenulatus female, male, nymph Satu Mare, Brasov, Zalau, Calarasi, Corbeanca, Timisoara, Suceava, Jirov
Rickettsia raoultii (n = 21) dog, sheep, goat Dermacentor reticulatus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Dermacentor marginatus female, male, nymph Snagov, Calarasi, Sfantul Gheorghe, Targoviste, Livezile, Snagov, Jirov, Slatioara
Rickettsia massiliae (n = 10) dog, fox Dermacentor reticulatus female, male Satu Mare, Popesti Leordeni, Alba Iulia, Suceava
Rickettsia monacensis (n = 18) dog, fox, cat Dermacentor reticulatus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Ixodes ricinus female, male, nymph Satu Mare, Calarasi, Corbeanca, Timisoara, Targoviste, Picior de Munte, Jirov, Comanda
Rickettsia slovaca (n = 10) dog, fox, sheep, goat, field Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Ixodes ricinus, Dermacentor marginatus female, male, nymph Calarasi, Corbeanca, Sfantul Gheorghe, Timisoara, Jirov, Slatioara, Starmina
Rickettsia aeschlimannii (n = 3) cattle Hyalomma marginatum female, male Livezile
Ca. Neoehrlichia mikurensis” (n = 1) dog Ixodes ricinus female Zalau
Anaplasma phagocytophilum (n = 4) fox, dog, sheep Ixodes ricinus female, male, nymph Corbeanca, Timisoara, Suceava
Anaplasma marginale/ovis (n = 16) cattle, sheep, dog, goat Rhipicephalus bursa, Dermacentor marginatus, Ixodes ricinus, Dermacentor reticulatus female, male Livezile, Ciochiuta, Jirov, Slatioara
Ehrlichia chaffeensis/muris (n = 1) fox Ixodes ricinus female Corbeanca
Ehrlichia sp. HF (n = 4) dog Ixodes ricinus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus female, male Timisoara, Jirov
Francisella spp. (n = 3) dog Rhipicephalus sanguineus female Braila
  1. aRhipicephalus sanguineus “southeastern lineage”