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Table 2 Detection of Anaplasma spp. in the ticks collected from 22 counties in Qinghai Province

From: Molecular detection of Anaplasma infections in ixodid ticks from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau

County/Average altitude Tick species Number of tested Number of infected (n)/Infection rate (%)
A. phagocytophilum A. bovis A. ovis A. capra
Ledu/2000 m H. qinghaiensis 57 0 0 10/17.5 17/29.8
Huangzhong/2645 m H. qinghaiensis 57 7/12.3 14/24.6 5/8.8 14/24.6
Qumalai/4223 m D. abaensis 51 0 2/3.9 0 5/9.8
Yushu/4493 m D. abaensis 55 0 16/29.1 0 7/12.7
Maduo/4300 m H. qinghaiensis 48 1/2.1 9/18.8 0 1/2.1
  D. abaensis 3 0 0 0 0
Maqin/3730 m D. abaensis 38 2/5.3 7/18.6 3/7.9 1/2.6
  H. qinghaiensis 5 0 1/33.3 0 0
Mengyuan/2880 m H. qinghaiensis 58 1/1.7 19/32.8 0 0
  D. silvarum 1 0 0 0 0
Tianjun/3180 m D. silvarum 54 0 0 0 0
Delingha/2980 m D. silvarum 39 0 0 0 0
Chengduo/4500 m D. nuttalli 16 0 0 0 2/12.5
  H. qinghaiensis 30 5/16.7 4/15.2 0 0
  H. tibetensis 2 0 0 0 0
  I. crenulatus 3 0 1/33.3 0 0
Banma/3560 m H. qinghaiensis 43 0 0 0 0
Gangcha/3300 m D. nuttalli 29 0 0 0 0
Huangyuan/2666 m H. qinghaiensis 56 8/14.3 11/19.6 0 1/1.8
Qilian/2810 m D. abaensis 66 0 2/3.0 6/9.1 0
  D. nuttalli 17 0 0 0 0
Dulan/3180 m D. nuttalli 31 1/3.2 0 4/12.9 0
Guinan/3100 m D. nuttalli 51 0 1/2.0 14/27.5 0
Huzhu/2520 m H. qinghaiensis 50 0 5/10.0 0 0
Zaduo/4200 m D. abaensis 50 4/8.0 5/10.0 0 0
Guide/2200 m H. danieli 42 4/8.5 5/100 0 0
Henanxian/3600 m D. nuttalli 51 1/2.0 20/39.2 11/21.6 2/3.9
Minhe/1650 m H. qinghaiensis 50 0 0 3/6.0 0
Geermu/2800 m D. nuttalli 51 0 0 6/11.8 0
Total   1104 34/3.1 122/11.1 62/5.6 50/4.5