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Table 2 Number of female and male sampled ticks and their CCHFV status

From: Detection of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in blood-fed Hyalomma ticks collected from Mauritanian livestock

Location Sex (tick) n Pos. CCHFV pos./total (95% CI) CCHFV pos./sex (95% CI) p-value
Idini (cattle) Female 188 (31.39%) 8 1.33% (0.58–2.61) 4.26% (1.85–8.13) 0.8378
Male 411 (68.61%) 21 3.51% (2.18–5.31) 5.12% (3.19–7.7)
Nouakchott slaughterhouse (camels) Female 106 (30.20%) 2 0.57% (0.07–2.04) 1.89% (0.23–6.65) 0.2178
Male 245 (69.80%) 1 0.28% (0–1.58) 0.41% (0.01–2.25)
Rosso (camels) Female 83 (27.57%) 0 0% (0–1.22) 0% (0–4.35) 1
Male 218 (72.43%) 0 0% (0–1.22) 0% (0–1.68)
Rosso (cattle) Female 59 (22.18%) 0 0% (0–1.38) 0% (0–6.06) 0.354
Male 207 (77.82%) 7 2.63% (1.37–6.84) 3.38% (1.37–6.84)
Total (cattle and camels) Female 436 (28.71%) 10 0.66% (0.32–1.21) 2.23% (1.11–4.18) 0.724
Male 1081 (71.26%) 29 1.91% (1.28–2.73) 2.68% (1.8–3.83)
  1. Overview of the sex ratios of the ticks across the different collection sites and their CCHFV status. For abbreviations, see Table 1