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Table 2 Abundance of Bartonella spp. in wild-caught voles. Mean number of infected red blood cells (iRBC)/200 fields of vision ± SE

From: Bartonella infections in three species of Microtus: prevalence and genetic diversity, vertical transmission and the effect of concurrent Babesia microti infection on its success

Species Year  
2013 2014 Total
Microtus arvalis
 Males (n = 53) 9.06 ± 9.01 2.28 ± 8.02 5.67 ± 6.03
 Females (n = 71) 7.23 ± 4.23 6.06 ± 4.87 6.64 ± 3.22
 Combined sexes (n = 124) 8.14 ± 4.98 4.17 ± 4.69 6.16 ± 3.42
Microtus oeconomus
 Males (n = 37) 0.55 ± 1.5 0.11 ± 1.08 0.28 ± 0.89
 Females (n = 39) 0.11 ± 1.27 0.87 ± 0.80 0.49 ± 0.75
 Combined sexes (n = 76) 0.29 ± 0.98 0.49 ± 0.67 0.40 ± 0.58
Microtus agrestis
 Males (n = 10) 3.14 ± 3.73 0.00 ± 9.30 2.10 ± 3.98
 Females (n = 7) 0.00 ± 4.39 0.00 ± 6.58 0.00 ± 3.68
 Combined sexes (n = 17) 1.26 ± 3.03 0.00 ± 5.70 0.90 ± 2.71
Microtus spp.
 Males (n = 100) 4.94 ± 4.40 1.02 ± 4.50 2.97 ± 3.15
 Females (n = 117) 2.45 ± 3.78 2.97 ± 3.08 2.20 ± 2.65
 Combined sexes (n = 217) 3.83 ± 2.16 1.34 ± 3.51 2.58 ± 2.06