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Table 3 Prevalence, tick species identified, method of detection, sequence identity and sequence identity information

From: Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Bartonella spp., haemoplasma species and Hepatozoon spp. in ticks infesting cats: a large-scale survey

Pathogen Prevalence (%) (n = 540) Tick species (n) Method of detection Sequence identity (%) GenBank ID
A. phagocytophilum 5 (0.9) I. hexagonus (1) qPCR na na
I. ricinus (4)
Bartonella spp. B. henselae 3 (0.6) I. hexagonus (2) qPCR na na
I. ricinus (1)
B. clarridgeiae 1 (0.2) I. hexagonus (1) qPCR 96 (based on 225 bp) HG519012.1
Other species 3 (0.6) I. hexagonus (3) na na
Haemoplasma species Ca. M. haemominutum” 3 (0.6) I. trianguliceps (1) qPCR na na
I. ricinus (2)
M. haemofelis 1 (0.2) I. trianguliceps (1)
Ca. M. turicensis” 1 (0.2) I. ricinus (1)
Hepatozoon spp. H. felis 1 (0.2) I. hexagonus (1) PCR 90 (based on 315 bp) KY215817.1
H. silvestris 1 (0.2) I. ricinus (1) 100 (based on 452 bp) KX757032.1
  1. Abbreviations: na, not applicable; PCR, conventional polymerase chain reaction; qPCR, quantitative polymerase chain reaction