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Table 2 Prevalence of TBPs per screened genera according to PCR results, sex, packed cell volume, body condition score, cattle breed, age and region

From: Molecular identification and prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in zebu and taurine cattle in North Cameroon

Variable Category Total Anaplasma/ Ehrlichia Borrelia Rickettsia Babesia/ Theileria
  PCR-positive   959/1260 225/1260 180/1260 993/1260
  Sequenced   187/959 46/225 63/180 167/993
  Identified   146/187 42/46 34/63 141/167
Sex Female   736/959 166/225 139/180 760/993
Male   223/959 59/225 41/180 233/993
PCV ≤ 25 114/1148 19/114 28/114 17/114 104/114
≥ 26 1034/1148 107/1034 146/1034 123/1034 793/1034
BCS 1–2 82/1247 18/82 17/82 1/82 69/82
3–4 1062/1247 111/1062 188/1062 135/1062 847/1062
5 103/1247 7/103 17/103 15/103 72/103
Breed Bokolodji 6/6 5/6 2/6 0/6 6/6
Charolais 24/27 21/27 8/27 5/27 24/27
Cross-breeds 35/37 29/37 9/37 2/37 35/37
Fulani 107/109 97/109 22/109 10/109 107/109
Gudali 480/590 480/590 88/590 103/590 472/590
Kapsiki 171/180 171/180 54/180 32/180 169/180
Namchi/Doayo 156/174 131/174 36/174 27/174 156/174
Age group (yrs) 1–2.5 157/175 152/175 48/175 31/175 157/175
> 2.5–4.5 361/402 359/402 96/402 74/402 361/402
> 4.5–8 398/462 376/462 68/462 58/462 398/462
> 8 77/84 72/84 13/84 17/84 77/84
Region Adamaoua   462/522 123/522 80/522 466/522
Far North   171/180 54/180 32/180 169/180
North   326/421 48/421 68/421 358/421