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Table 2 Number, origin and host of the APH_0919/APH_0922 and drhm gene positive and negative A. phagocytophilum strains

From: The absence of the drhm gene is not a marker for human-pathogenicity in European Anaplasma phagocytophilum strains

ContinentHost species
APH_0919/APH_0922-positive, drhm-positive (n = 482)
Europe (n = 478)Humans (Homo sapiens) (n = 35)
 Domestic animals (n = 235)
  Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) (n = 67)
  Horses (Equus caballus) (n = 44)
  Cats (Felis catus) (n = 3)
  Cattle (Bos taurus) (n = 62)
  Sheep (Ovis aries) (n = 52)
  Goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) (n = 6)
  Water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) (n = 1)
 Large wild animals (n = 144)
  Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) (n = 51)
  Red deer (Cervus elaphus) (n = 33)
  Sika deer (Cervus nippon) (n = 9)
  Fallow deer (Dama dama dama) (n = 4)
  European bison (Bison bonasus) (n = 15)
  Mouflon (Ovis gmelini musimon) (n = 5)
  Chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra) (n = 3)
  Ibex (Capra ibex) (n = 2)
  Wild boar (Sus scrofa) (n = 18)
  Red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) (n = 4)
 Small mammals (n = 30)
  Hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) (n = 30)
 Ticks (n = 34)
  I. ricinus (n = 33)
  I. frontalis (n = 1)
North America (n = 4)Domestic animal (n = 1)
  Horse (Equus caballus) (n = 1)
 Ticks (n = 3)
  I. scapularis (n = 3)
APH_0919/APH_0922-positive, drhm-negative (n = 23)
Europe (n = 6)Domestic animals (n = 3)
  Dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) (n = 3)
 Large wild animals (n = 3)
  Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) (n = 2)
  Red deer (Cervus elaphus) (n = 1)
North America (n = 17)Humans (Homo sapiens)a (n = 14)
 Domestic animal (n = 1)
  Dog (Canis lupus familiaris) (n = 1)
 Small mammals (n = 2)
  Jumping meadow mouse (Zapus hudsonius) (n = 1)
  Chipmunk (Tamias striatus) (n = 1)
APH_0919/APH_0922-negative, drhm-negative (n = 27)
Europe (n = 27)Small mammals (n = 25)
  Voles (Myodes glareolus, n = 19; Microtus arvalis, n = 3)
  Shrews (Sorex araneus) (n = 3)
 Ticks (n = 2)
  I. ricinus (n = 2)
  1. aTwo strains have been reported previously [27]