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Table 3 PCR testing for Orientia tsutsugamushi on individual free-living chiggers

From: Orientia tsutsugamushi dynamics in vectors and hosts: ecology and risk factors for foci of scrub typhus transmission in northern Thailand

Chigger species PCR negative PCR positive (%)
Eutrombicula wichmanni 1 0
Gahrliepia sp. 7 0
Gahrliepia xiaowoi 6 1 (14.2)
Leptotrombidium deliense 22 2 (8.3)
Leptotrombidium imphalum 7 1 (12.5)
Leptotrombidium turdicola 4 0
Odontacarus audyi 2 0
Trombiculindus sp. 16 0
Walchia turmalis 1 0
Total 66 4 (5.7)
  1. Positive PCR results are indicated in bold