TABLE 2.

Infection rates of ticks for geographic groups and habitat categoriesa

Geographic group or habitat categoryCSTDbTIR (%)
TotalBorreliaRickettsiaBabesiaAnaplasmaBartonella
Geographic groups
    North67.717.612.14.63.900.7
    Northeast45.927.121.96.54.50.60
    East69.320.19.17.81.64.50.3
    West43.710.32.84.71.92.80
    Center88.115.610.32.42.91.30
    South54.420.710.07.91.42.10.7
Habitat categories
    I65.516.98.94.73.01.30.8
    II118.718.19.05.31.12.50.4
    III107.822.914.05.12.72.40
    IV66.120.614.65.12.80.80
  • a CS, number of collection sites per group; TD, tick density; TIR, tick infection rate. Note that for the total tick infection rates, mixed infected ticks were counted only once.

  • b Ticks per 100 m2.