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Table 3 Prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in individual ticks

From: Identification of tick-borne pathogens by metagenomic next-generation sequencing in Dermacentor nuttalli and Ixodes persulcatus in Inner Mongolia, China

Pathogen Number of individual ticks positive for single and co-infections
D. nuttalli (n = 203) I. persulcatus (n = 36)
Single
 Rickettsia raoultii 22 (10.84%) 7 (19.44%)
 Candidatus R. tarasevichiae 3 (1.48%) -
 Anaplasma sp. Mongolia 9 (4.43%) 8 (22.22%)
 Coxiella-like endosymbiont 41 (20.20%) 5 (13.89%)
 Babesia venatorum 8 (3.94%)
Double
 R. raoultii, Anaplasma sp. Mongolia 6 (2.96%)
 Candidatus R. tarasevichiae, Anaplasma sp. Mongolia 5 (2.46%)
 Candidatus R. tarasevichiae, Coxiella-like endosymbiont 1 (0.49%)
 R. raoultii, Coxiella-like endosymbiont 29 (14.29%) 3 (8.33%)
 R. raoultii, B. venatorum 2 (0.99%)
 Anaplasma sp. Mongolia, Coxiella-like endosymbiont 4 (1.97%) 1 (2.78%)
Triple
 R. raoultii, Anaplasma sp. Mongolia, Coxiella-like endosymbiont 28 (13.79%) 1 (2.78%)
 Candidatus R. tarasevichiae, Anaplasma sp. Mongolia, Coxiella-like endosymbiont 1 (0.49%)
 R. raoultii, Coxiella-like endosymbiont, B. venatorum 5 (2.46%)
 Candidatus R. tarasevichiae, Anaplasma sp. Mongolia, B. venatorum 1 (0.49%)
 Total 165 (81.82%) 25 (69.44%)