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Table 1 An overview of sample sizes from various counties of Norway, the number and proportion of samples positive for A. phagocytophilum, the number and proportion of successful groEL sequences, and the number of samples identified as Ecotype I and II

From: Infection prevalence and ecotypes of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in moose Alces alces, red deer Cervus elaphus, roe deer Capreolus capreolus and Ixodes ricinus ticks from Norway

Organism County Total Positives Sequences obtained Ecotype
n n % n % I II
Questing ticks
 Nymph Sogn & Fjordane 4857 238 4.90 53 22.27 53  
 Adult female Sogn & Fjordane 624 73 11.70 29 39.73 29  
 Adult male Sogn & Fjordane 625 80 12.80 20 25.00 20  
 Nymph Møre & Romsdal 1619 82 5.06 23 28.05 22 1
 Adult female Møre & Romsdal 205 36 17.56 9 25.00 7 2
 Adult male Møre & Romsdal 239 26 10.88 5 19.23 5  
 Nymph Akershus, Østfold 872 9 1.03 1 11.11 1  
 Adult female Akershus, Østfold 91 3 3.30 0 0   
 Adult male Akershus, Østfold 109 8 7.34 1 12.50   1
Cervids
 Roe deer Akershus 28 23 82.14 13 56.52   13
 Moose Vest-Agder 51 39 76.47 19 48.72 11 8
Telemark, Vestfold 60 39 65.00 14 35.90 8 6
 Red deer Sogn & Fjordane 126 120 95.24 73 60.83 73  
Telemark, Vestfold 15 12 80.00 2 16.67 2