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Table 2 Prevalence of infection among camels with tick-borne pathogens according to sex and age

From: Ticks and associated pathogens in camels (Camelus dromedarius) from Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia

CategoryHepatozoon canisEhrlichia canisAnaplasma platysAnaplasma phagocytophilumAnaplasma sp.Total
Positive (%)Positive (%)Positive (%)Positive (%)Positive (%)Positive (%)
Sex
 Male (n = 56)1 (1.8)3 (5.4)4 (7.1)
 Female (n = 114)1 (0.9)6 (5.3)1 (0.6)1 (0.6)9 (7.9)
Age
 ≤ 1 year (n = 18)1 (5.6)1 (5.6)1 (5.6)3 (16.7)
 1–5 years (n = 106)1 (0.9)3 (2.8)1 (0.9)5 (4.7)
 6–15 years (n = 46)1 (2.2)5 (10.9)6 (13)