Table 2.

Results of PCR and genotyping of tissues and xenodiagnostic tick larvae from wild-trapped A. sylvaticus and C. glareolus

Animal speciesAnimal no.Results of PCR and genotypinga
HeartBladderKidneyBrainSkinXenodiagnostic ticks
A. sylvaticus 1 NT
2 
3 
4 NT
5 NT
6 
7 NT
8 NT
9 
10 B.b.ss
11NT
12
13
14
15 B.g.
16 B.g. + B.b.ss
17 B.g.
18 B.g.
19
20
21
C. glareolus 22
23
24NT
25
26
27NT
28NT
29 B.g.
30
31
32 B.g.
33 B.b.ss
34 B.b.ss
35NT
36
37
38
39NT
40
41NT
42
43NT
44 B.g. + B.b.ss B.b.ss
45
46 B.g.
47 B.g.
  • a B.b.ss, B. burgdorferi sensu stricto; B.g., B. garinii; −, negative result; NT, not tested.