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Table 1 Bartonella spp., Anaplasma phagocytophilum and “Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis” in small mammals from Germany and the Czech Republic

From: Highly prevalent bartonellae and other vector-borne pathogens in small mammal species from the Czech Republic and Germany

Small mammal family/species No. of analysed small mammals No. of small mammals positive (%; 95% CIa) for
Total Females Males Bartonella spp. A. phagocytophilum CNMb
Muridaec 56 26 30 42 (75; 62.2–84.6) 0 (0) 8 (14.3; 7.2–26.0)
 Apodemus agrarius 2 1 1 2 (100; 29.0–100) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Apodemus flavicollis 48 23 25 36 (75; 61.1–85.2) 0 (0) 6 (12.5; 5.5–25.1)
 Apodemus sylvaticus 6 2 4 4 (66.7; 29.6–90.8) 0 (0) 2 (33.3; 9.3–70.4)
Cricetidae 227d 118d 108d 150 (66.1; 59.7–71.9) 1 (0.4; 0–2.7) 19 (8.4; 5.4–12.8)
 Microtus agrestis c 1 1 0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Microtus arvalis e 148d 77d 70d 115 (77.7; 70.3–83.7) 0 (0) 7 (4.7; 2.1–9.6)
 Myodes glareolus c 78 40 38 35 (44.9; 34.3–55.9) 1 (1.3; 0–7.6) 13 (16.7; 9.9–26.6)
Soricidaec 38 17 21 24 (63.2; 47.3–76.7) 2 (5.3; 0.5–18.2) 0 (0)
 Sorex araneus 30 12 18 19 (63.3; 45.5–78.2) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Sorex coronatus 7 4 3 5 (71.4; 35.2–92.4) 2 (28.6; 7.6–64.8) 0 (0)
 Sorex minutus 1 1 0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 321 161 159 216 (67.3; 62.0–72.2) 3 (0.9; 0.2–2.8) 27 (8.4; 5.8–12.0)
  1. a95% CI, 95% confidence interval
  2. bCandidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis”
  3. cAll derived from Germany
  4. dSex could not be determined for one individual
  5. e147 individual derived from the Czech Republic, 1 individual from Germany