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Table 2 Prevalence, intensity, abundance and crowding of tick infested buffaloes in Santarém, Pará, Brazil

From: Prevalence and risk factors associated with ectoparasite infestation of buffaloes in an Amazonian ecosystem

Tick Prevalence (%)a
(95% CI)
Mean intensityb
(95% CI)
Mean abundancec
(95% CI)
Mean crowdingd
(95% CI)
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus 4.03
(2.62–5.89)
2.00
(1.56–2.40)
0.08
(0.05−0.11)
2.60
(2.14–3.07)
Amblyomma cajennense (sensu stricto) 3.70
(2.36–5.51)
2.00
(1.52–2.57)
0.07
(0.05–0.11)
2.74
(2.06–3.59)
  1. aThe number of infested buffaloes/number of examined buffaloes × 100
  2. bTotal number of collected ticks/number of infested buffaloes
  3. cTotal number of collected ticks/total number of analyzed buffaloes
  4. dThe degree of interaction of a parasite with individuals of the same species in the same host
  5. Abbreviation: CI, confidence interval