Table 8

I. ricinusadults feeding on animals living in nature reserve areas in the Netherlands were tested by multiplex real-time PCR for the presence ofN. mikurensis
Ticks from

Ticks

tested (n)

Ticks

Positive (n)

Prevalence in ticks (%)

Animals

tested (n)

Animals with

positive ticks (n)

Cervus elaphus 409 26 6% (4-9%) 17 10
Sus scrofa 48 4 8% (2-20%) 8 2
Ovis aries 264 33 13% (9-17%) 24 13
Ovis orientalis musimon 233 10 4% (2%-8%) 18 4

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