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Table 2 Detection rate of Coxiella burnetii from tick species

From: Real-time PCR biochip for on-site detection of Coxiella burnetii in ticks

Species Stage No. of ticks (no. of tested pools) No. of positive pools (%)
UR-qPCR qPCR
H. longicornis Larva 4234 (76) 2 (2.63) 2 (2.63)
Nymph 208 (27) 0 0
Adult (male) 137 (48) 0 0
Adult (female) 448 (182) 2 (1.10) 2 (1.10)
H. flava Larva 0 0 0
Nymph 461 (25) 0 0
Adult (male) 58 (13) 1 (7.69) 1 (7.69)
Adult (female) 49 (24) 0 0
I. nipponensis Larva 0 0 0
Nymph 16 (2) 0 0
Adult (male) 3 (1) 0 0
Adult (female) 30 (10) 0 0
Total 5644 (408) 5 (1.23) 5 (1.23)