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Table 1 Weekly A. variegatum tick counts on lambs and kids examined at the three sample sites in The Gambia

From: Longitudinal monitoring of Ehrlichia ruminantium infection in Gambian lambs and kids by pCS20 PCR and MAP1-B ELISA

Week of observation Total no. of A. variegatumticks counted on animals at
  Kerr Seringe (5 lambs) Keneba (5 lambs, 5 kids) Bansang (5 lambs, 11 kids)
1 0 0 0
2 0 0 0
3 0 0 0
4 0 0 0
5 0 0 0
6 0 0 0
7 0 0 0
8 0 0 0
9 0 0 0
10 0 0 0
11 0 0 0
12 0 0 0
13 0 0 0
14 0 0 0
15 0 0 0
16 0* 1N, 1M 0
17 0 0 0
18 1N 7M, 4F 2F**
19 0 4M 0
20 0 14M, 4F 0
21 0 0 0
22 0 0 0
23 0 1M, 1F 0
  1. * 2 Hyalomma sp. adults and 1 Rhipicephalus sp. adult also recorded
  2. ** 1 Hyalomma sp. adult also recorded
  3. Key: N = nymph, M = adult male, F = adult female