TABLE 2

Percentages of infected ticks

P. leucopus (%)T. striatus (%)B. brevicauda (%)S. carolinensis (%)Nymphs (%)
Semi-nested PCR 78 (±2.7)55 (±3.5)42.6 (±3.1)19.2 (±2.5)35
LoGiudice et al. (2003)92.1 (±1.7)55 (±2.5)41.8 (±2.6)14.7 (±2.3)37.6a
  • a From Schmidt and Ostfeld (2001).