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Table 1 Results of molecular analyses

From: Molecular identification of badger-associated Babesia sp. DNA in dogs: updated phylogeny of piroplasms infecting Caniformia

  No. of dogs according to mode of keeping No. of badgers (n = 5) No. of ixodid ticks
Hunting in forest (n = 6) Frequently in forest (n = 6) Other (n = 78) Ixodes canisuga (n = 27) Ixodes hexagonus (n = 6)
“Babesia sp. Meles-Hu1” 4 (66.7%) 1 (16.7%) 1 (1.3%) 5 (100%) 18 (66.7%) 0
Babesia canis 0 0 5 (6.4%) 0 0 0
Babesia-negative 2 (33.3%) 5 (83.3%) 72 (92.3%) 0 9 (33.3%) 6 (100%)