Achareeya Korkusol

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P. jirovecii independent of environmental hazards. Isolation of pathogens from an aborted fetus does not necessarily mean that they have caused the death of the fetus because many agents appear to pass through the fetal-placental unit and cause little damage. However, fungal infection is a major worldwide cause of abortion in cattle (10), and the surprising(More)
The co-evolution of Orientia tsutsugamushi and its vector/host Leptotrombidium mites is important for this bacterium to survive and exist in its environment. The data in this study demonstrated that O. tsutsugamushi has adapted to take advantage of the parasitic nature of the host's larval stage and thus increase its chance of transmission to a vertebrate(More)
Flaviviruses comprise a large and diverse group of positive-stranded RNA viruses, including tick-, mosquito- and unknown-vector-borne flaviviruses. A novel flavivirus was detected in pools of Aedes vexans nipponii (n=1) and Aedes esoensis (n=3) collected in 2012 and 2013 near the demilitarized zone (DMZ), Republic of Korea (ROK). Phylogenetic analyses of(More)
A total of 6,255 ticks belonging to three genera and six species (Haemaphysalis flava Neumann, Haemaphysalis longicornis Neumann, Haemaphysalis phasiana Saito, Ixodes nipponensis Kitaoka & Saito, Ixodes persulcatus Schulze, and Amblyomma testudinarium Koch) collected from May-August, 2013, at four southwestern provinces in the Republic of Korea (ROK) were(More)
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