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Table 1 The prevalence of Rickettsia parkeri, R. lusitaniae, R. slovaca, R. raoultii, R. rickettsii detected in the bat organs

From: Rickettsiae in the common pipistrelle Pipistrellus pipistrellus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) and the bat soft tick Argas vespertilionis (Ixodida: Argasidae)

SpeciesHeartLiverSpleenLungKidneySmall intestineLarge intestine
R. parkeri1/54 (1.9%)1/54 (1.9%)1/54 (1.9%)
R. lusitaniae1/54 (1.9%)1/54 (1.9%)1/54 (1.9%)
R. slovaca 2/54 (3.7%)2/54 (3.7%)
R. raoultii2/54 (3.7%)