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Table 4 Proportion of tick-borne pathogens in cattle blood from North Cameroon determined by DNA sequencing

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

Species Positive
(n = 391)
Proportion (%)a Vina (%)b Faro et Deo (%)b Poli (%)b Mayo-Rey (%)b Mayo-Tsanaga (%)b
A. centrale 15 9.8 2 (13.3) 3 (20.0) 1 (6.7) 1 (6.7) 8 (53.3)
A. marginale 42 27.5 6 (14.2) 5 (11.9) 3 (7.1) 21 (50.0) 7 (16.7)
Anaplasma sp. ‘Hadesa’ 15 9.8 0 5 (33.3) 3 (20.0) 7 (46.7) 0
Anaplasma sp. 11 7.2 4 (36.4) 3 (27.3) 0 6 (54.5) 0
A. platys 70 45.8 20 (28.6) 3 (4.3) 6 (8.6) 33 (47.1) 8 (11.4)
E. canis 1 25.0 0 0 0 1 (100) 0
E. ruminantium 1 25.0 0 1 (100) 0 0 0
Ehrlichia sp. 2 50.0 0 0 0 2 (100) 0
R. africae 19 57.6 4 (21.1) 4 (21.1) 1 (5.3) 8 (42.1) 2 10.5)
R. felis 4 12.1 0 0 2 (50.0) 1 (25.0) 1 (25.0)
Rickettsia sp. 10 30.3 2 (20.0) 3 (30.0) 2 (20.0) 1 (10.0) 2 (25.0)
B. theileri 42 100 22 (52.4) 0 2 (4.8) 7 (16.7) 11 (26.2)
T. mutans 130 81.8 50 (38.5) 16 (12.3) 9 (6.9) 48 (36.9) 7 (5.4)
T. velifera 23 14.5 0 5 (21.7) 5 (21.7) 5 (21.7) 8 (38.1)
Theileria sp. 6 3.8 5 (83.3) 0 0 1 (16.7) 0
  1. aProportion of identified species in the respective group of pathogens
  2. bProportion of pathogen-positive samples per site