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Volume 12, Number 12—December 2006

Research

Borrelia lusitaniae and Green Lizards (Lacerta viridis), Karst Region, Slovakia

Viktória Majláthová*Comments to Author , Igor Majláth†, Marketa Derdáková*‡, Bronislava Víchová*, and Branislav Peťko*
Author affiliations: *Parasitological Institute of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovakia; †University of P.J. Šafárik in Košice, Košice, Slovakia; ‡Institute of Zoology of Slovak Academy of Sciences, Košice, Slovakia

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Table 2

Specific infectivity (Is) and host-to-tick transmission coefficient (βH-T)

Genospecies Males
Females
Total
Is βH–T Is βH–T Is βH–T
Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. 0.0477 0.605 0.0221 0.571 0.0697 0.5753
B. lusitaniae 0.0377 0.518 0.0221 0.571 0.0597 0.5263
B. garinii 0.0012 0.01 0.0012 0.01
B. afzelii 0.0012 0.01 0.0012 0.01
B. burgdorferi s.s. 0.0012 0.01 0.0012 0.01

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