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Table 2 Rickettsia spp. identified in Rhipicephalus sanguineus (sensu lato) ticks collected from dogs from five municipalities in the south of Coahuila, northern Mexico

From: Detection of Rickettsia spp. in Rhipicephalus sanguineus (sensu lato) collected from free-roaming dogs in Coahuila state, northern Mexico

Municipality Tick-infested dogs/examined dogs Tick infestation rate (%) Pools positive/tested to 23S-5S rRNA ITS (GenBank ID) Pools positive/tested to ompA (GenBank ID) Species identification
Francisco I. Madero 56/60 93.3 1/6 (MF925412) 1/1 (MF925420) R. rickettsii
Torreon 56/60 93.3 2/6 (MF925413, MF325415) 1/2 (MF925418) R. rickettsii and R. rhipicephali
Viesca 47/60 78.3 1/5 (MF925414) 1/1 (MF925419) R. rickettsii
San Pedro 53/60 88.3 2/7 (MF925416, MF925417) 0/2 R. rhipicephali
Matamoros 41/60 68.3 0/6 0/0 na
Total 253/300 84.3 6/30 3/6 na
  1. Abbreviation: na, not applicable