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Table 4 Summary of bacterial species detected in head lice collected from infested individuals in DR Congo per lice clade

From: Genetic diversity of human head lice and molecular detection of associated bacterial pathogens in Democratic Republic of Congo

  Number of positive for Acinetobacter spp. (%)
Clade A
(n = 122)
Clade D
(n = 44)
Clade E
(n = 15)
Total
(n = 181)
A. baumannii 8 (6.5) 5 (11.4) 2 (13.3) 15 (8.3)
A. soli 3 (2.4) 0 0 3 (1.7)
A. pittii 2 (1.6) 1 (2.3) 0 3 (1.7)
A. johnsonii 2 (1.6) 1 (2.3) 0 3 (1.7)
A. guillouiae 2 (1.6) 0 0 2 (1.1)
Candidatus A. pediculi” 2 (1.6) 0 0 2 (1.1)
Acinetobacter spp. 1 (0.8) 1 (2.3) 3 (20) 5 (2.8)
Total 20 (16.4) 8 (18.2) 5 (33.3) 33 (18.2)