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Table 2 Distribution of unique Bartonella ASVs from 16S rRNA sequencing of nestling blood samples and nest-associated ectoparasite microbiomes

From: Expanding our view of Bartonella and its hosts: Bartonella in nest ectoparasites and their migratory avian hosts

Host speciesNo. of unique Bartonella ASVs per host species (16S rRNA)Maximum no. of Bartonella ASVs per sample or individual (16S rRNA)
Dermanyssus prognephilus178
Ceratophyllus idius137
Protocalliphora sialia124
Purple martin (Progne subis)1010
Tree swallow (Tachycineta bicolor)88
Eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis)21