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Table 2 Tick-borne pathogens detected in Ixodes ricinus and Dermacentor reticulatus ticks from dogs

From: “Tekenscanner”: a novel smartphone application for companion animal owners and veterinarians to engage in tick and tick-borne pathogen surveillance in the Netherlands

  No. of positive I. ricinus (%) No. of positive D. reticulatus (%)
Nymph (n = 25) Male (n = 161) Female (n = 696) Male (n = 6) Female (n = 25)
Anaplasma phagocytophilum 3 (0.3) 9 (1.0) 1 (3.2)
Ca. Neoehrlichia mikurensis” 1 (0.1) 8 (0.9) 21 (2.4)
Babesia microti 3 (0.3)
Babesia venatorum 1 (0.1) 4 (0.4)
Borrelia burgdorferi (s.s.) 4 (0.4) 8 (0.8)
Borrelia spielmanii 2 (0.2) 2 (0.2)
Borrelia garinii 1 (0.1)
Borrelia afzelii 1 (0.1)
Borrelia bisetti 2 (0.2)
Rickettsia helvetica 1 (0.1) 11 (1.2) 65 (7.3)
Rickettsia raoultii 4 (12.9)