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Table 1 Pathogen infection rates (%) in females (F) and males (M) either in salivary glands alone (SG), in midgut alone (MG), or in both organs (SG/MG)

From: Tick-borne pathogen detection in midgut and salivary glands of adult Ixodes ricinus

Species Females Males
SG MG SG/MG SG MG SG/MG
A. phagocytophilum 7 7 10 3 3 20
R. helvetica 3 3 10 7 13 13
R. felis 7 nd nd 7 nd nd
B. lusitaniae nd nd 7 nd nd nd
B. spielmanii nd 3 3 nd nd nd
B. afzelii nd 7 nd nd nd nd
B. garinii nd nd 3 nd nd nd
B. miyamotoi nd nd nd 10 nd 3
B. venatorum nd nd nd 13 nd 7
  1. Abbreviations: SG, salivary glands; MG, midgut; nd, not detected