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Table 3 Tick-borne pathogens detected in Ixodes ricinus from cats

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 (%)
Larva (n = 16) Nymph (n = 14) Male (n = 17) Female (n = 214)
Anaplasma phagocytophilum 5 (1.9)
Ca. Neoehrlichia mikurensis” 1 (0.4) 2 (0.8) 1 (0.4) 4 (1.5)
Babesia venatorum 1 (0.4)
Borrelia spielmanii 1 (0.4)
Borrelia garinii 2 (0.8)
Borrelia valaisiana 1 (0.4)
Borrelia miyamotoi 1 (0.4)
Rickettsia helvetica 1 (0.8) 18 (6.9)