Table 5

Prevalence ofN. mikurensisin questingI. ricinus, divided by lifecycle stage
Stage Tested (n) Positive (n) Prevalence (%)
Larvae 55* 0 0% (<1%)
Nymph 2003 137 7% (6-8%)
Female 92 10 11% (5-20%)
Male 173 19 11% (7-17%)

*Pools of 5 larvae. 95% Confidence intervals were calculated using Fisher's exact test and are between brackets.

Jahfari et al.

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

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