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Table 1 Diversity of microorganisms in bovine ticks collected from six districts of Pakistan

From: Bovine ticks harbour a diverse array of microorganisms in Pakistan

MicroorganismPunjabSindhPercentage positive (n/N)
OkaraJhelumBahawalpurLayyahThattaSukkur
B
(t = 42)
C
(t = 40)
B
(t = 18)
C
(t = 6)
B
(t = 19)
C
(t = 44)
B
(t = 1)
C
(t = 25)
B
(t = 11)
C
(t = 3)
B
(t = 12)
C
(t = 13)
Borrelia spp.33214116.4 (15/234)
Anaplasma marginale4822117.7 (18/234)
A. phagocytophilum10.4 (1/234)
A. ovis1211.7 (4/234)
A. centrale31112.6 (6/234)
Ehrlichia spp.12414711021520 (47/234)
Rickettsia massiliae311.7 (4/234)
Rickettsia spp.3112.1 (5/234)
Bartonella spp.10.4 (1/234)
Francisella-like3939145194012373111391.5 (214/234)
Coxiella-like211.3 (3/234)
Babesia ovis10.4 (1/234)
Piroplasms102013521151 2531.6 (74/234)
Hepatozoon spp.10.4 (1/234)
Total7079181033763411761625 
  1. Abbreviations: B, Buffalo; C, Cattle; n, tested positive ticks; N, total tested ticks; t, total ticks tested from each bovine host per district