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Table 2 Rickettsia spp. detection in ticks collected from all small mammals trapped at the collection sites

From: Rickettsia spp. in rodent-attached ticks in Estonia and first evidence of spotted fever group Rickettsia species Candidatus Rickettsia uralica in Europe

County in Estonia where the small mammals were collected Number of ticks infected/tested Rickettsia spp. genospeciesa
I. ricinus I. persulcatus I. trianguliceps Overall total Candidatus Rickettsia uralica Rickettsia helvetica
Larvae Nymphs Total Larvae Nymphs Total Larvae Nymphs Total
Järvamaa 21/288 (7.2%) 2/14 (14.3%) 23/302 (7.6%) 0/1 0/1 2/19 (10.5%) 0/3 2/22 (9.1%) 25/325 (7.7%) 2/25 (8%);2/325 [0.6%] 23/25 (92%); 23/325 [7.1%]
Lääne-Virumaa 15/151 (9.9%) 1/12 (8.3%) 16/163 (10.4%) 0/1 0/1 1/38 (2.6%) 0/7 1/45 (2.2%) 17/209 (8.1%) 17/17 (100%); 17/209 [8.1%]
Tartumaa 4/52 (7.7%) 0/4 4/56 (7.1%) 0/62 0/11 0/73 0/6 0/6 4/152 (2.6%) 4/4 (100%); 4/152 [2.6%]
Pärnumaa 39/186 (21.0%) 4/15 (26.7%) 43/201 (21.4%) 0/1 0/1 0/17 1/8 (12.5%) 1/25 (4%) 44/227 (19.4%) 1/44 (2.3%); 1/227 [0.4%] 43/44 (97.7%); 43/227[18.9%]
Saaremaa 13/247 (5.2%) 0/24 13/271 (4.8%) 0/2 0/2 13/273 (4.8%) 13/13 (100%); 13/273 [4.8%]
Total all counties 92/924 (10.0%) 7/69 (10.1%) 99/993 (10.0%) 0/64 0/12 0/76 3/93 (3.2%) 1/24 (4.2%) 4/117 (3.4%) 103/1186 (8.7%) 3/103 (2.9%); 3/1186 [0.3%] 100/103 (97.1%); 100/1186 [8.4%]
Total larvae (all tick species)   95/1081 (9.44%)   
Total nymphs (all tick species)   8/105 (7.62%)   
  1. aNumber of positives/number of all positive samples, with percentage in parenthesis; followed by number of positives/all studied samples, with percentage in square brackets