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Table 2 Distribution of rickettsial DNA in the collected tick species

From: Prevalence of Rickettsia species in ticks including identification of unknown species in two regions in Kazakhstan

Tick species gltA real-timePCR positive (%)a No. of ticks MIR (%)b
Ixodes persulcatus 1.2 (3/243) 1193 0.3
Haemaphysalis punctata 76.9 (80/104) 470 17.0
Dermacentor marginatus 96.9 (125/129) 578 21.6
Dermacentor reticulatus 100 (3/3) 14 21.4
Hyalomma asiaticum 5.9 (1/17) 77 1.3
Rhipicephalus turanicus 0 (0/5) 9 0
Total 42.3 (212/501) 2341 9.1
  1. aPercent positive (number of gltA positive pools/total number of pools)
  2. bMIR = number of positive pools/ number of tested ticks