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Table 3 Seroprevalence of B. burgdorferi antibodies in dogs from Canada using the IDEXX Snap test in 2008 [73] and 2013–2014 [72], compared to human incidence of reported LD cases in Canadian provinces (mean for 2013–2014 [13]). 95% CI = 95% confidence intervals. Province abbreviations are BC British Columbia, AB Alberta, SK Saskatchewan, MB Manitoba, ON Ontario, QC Quebec, NB New Brunswick, NS Nova Scotia, PEI Prince Edward Island

From: What is the real number of Lyme disease cases in Canada?

Province 2008 canine seroprevalence data (% and 95 CI) 2013–2014 canine seroprevalence data (% and 95 CI) [65] Mean incidence (2013–2014) of human Lyme disease in Canadian provinces
BC 0 (0–0.09)   0.10
AB 0.17 (<  0.01–0.64)   0.35
SK 0.34 (<  0.01–1.24) 0.54 (0.01–3.30) 0.05
MB 1.90 (1.70–2.15) 2.4 (2.1–2.7) 2.5
ON 0.47 (0.42–0.53) 2.3 (2.2–2.4) 2.0
QC 0.57 (0.45–0.71) 2.8 (2.6–3.0) 1.6
NB 0.66 (0.01–3.63) 3.7 (2.9–4.7) 0.7
NS 2.15 (1.21–3.52) 15.7 (11.4–21.3) 14.1
PEI 10.0 (2.11–26.52)   0
Total for Canada 0.72 (0.67–0.78) 2.46 (2.37–2.55) 1.7