Table 4

The prevalence and distribution ofN. mikurensisin questingI. ricinusin the Netherlands and Belgium
Location Tested (n) Positive (n) Prevalence (%)
Boswachterij Hardenberg 90 7 8% (3-15%)
Dintelse Gorzen 122 9 7% (3-14%)
Drents-Friese Wold 29 1 3% (0-18%)
Duin en Kruidberg (2009) 320 52 16% (12-21%)
Duin en Kruidberg (2010) 137 11 8% (4-14%)
Hoog Soeren 217 3 1% (0-4%)
Kop van Schouwen 238 23 10% (6-14%)
Denekamp 104 4 4% (1-10%)
Pyramide van Austerlitz 270 32 12% (8-16%)
Rijk van Nijmegen 53 1 2% (0-10%)
Ulvenhoutse bos 8 1 13% (0-53%)
Vijlenerbos 328 10 3% (2-5%)
Vrouwenpolder 86 6 7% (3-15%)
Brussel-area, (Sonian forest), (Belgium) 153 0 0% (<2%)
Vlaanderen-area (Belgium) 114 3 3% (1-8%)
Wallonië-area (Belgium) 106 3 3% (1-8%)
Total of all ticks 2375 166 7% (6-8%)
Average of all areas 15 14 6%

Confidence intervals (95%), which were calculated using Fisher's exact test, are between brackets. The average of all areas was calculated by average of all prevalence’s excluding Duin en Kruidberg 2009.

Jahfari et al.

Jahfari et al. Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:74   doi:10.1186/1756-3305-5-74

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