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Table 4 The distribution of “Ca. N. mikurensis”-positive samples between the various stages of I. ricinus ticks collected in northern Norway

From: Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis” in Ixodes ricinus ticks collected near the Arctic Circle in Norway

  Female Male Nymph Larva Unidentified Total
Dogs and cats Negative Count 492 63 3 0 17 575
Positive Count 23 8 1 0 2 34
% within life stage and sex 4.5 11.3 25.0 10.5 5.6
Total Count 515 71 4 0 19 609
Flagging Negative Count 53 68 253 31 0 405
Positive Count 13 11 65 1 0 90
% within life stage and sex 19.7 13.9 20.4 3.1 0 18.2
Total Count 66 79 318 32 0 495
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