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Volume 27, Number 4—April 2021

Infections with Tickborne Pathogens after Tick Bite, Austria, 2015–2018

Mateusz MarkowiczComments to Author , Anna-Margarita Schötta, Dieter Höss, Michael Kundi, Christina Schray, Hannes Stockinger, and Gerold Stanek
Author affiliations: Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria (M. Markowicz, A.-M. Schötta, M. Kundi, C. Schray, H. Stockinger, G. Stanek); Private Medical Office, Thiersee, Austria (D. Höss)

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Table 3

Multiple logistic regression analysis for assessing risk for infection with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato after tick bite, Austria, 2015–2018*

Parameter p value OR (95% CI)
Sex 0.818 0.90 (0.38–2.15)
Age 0.662 1.01 (0.98–1.04)
No. ticks 0.048 1.18 (1.00–1.39)
Tick PCR positive for B. burgorferi
4.39 (1.78–10.84)
Tick engorgement
Fully <0.001 9.52 (2.79–32.45)
Slightly/partially 0.229 2.09 (0.63–6.98)
Not engorged NA 1 (NA)

*NA, not applicable; OR, odds ratio.

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