J. A. Oteo
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Ticks are obligate haematophagous acarines that parasitise every class of vertebrate (including man) and have a worldwide distribution. An increasing awareness of tick-borne diseases among clinicians… Expand
Many factors are involved in determining the latitudinal and altitudinal spread of the important tick vector Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Europe, as well as in changes in the distribution… Expand
Ehrlichiosis comprises a group of emerging tick-borne infectious diseases caused by obligate intracellular Gram-negative bacteria that infect leukocytes. Infections caused by members of the genus… Expand
Rickettsioses are caused by obligate intracellular bacteria within the genus Rickettsia, mainly transmitted by arthropods. Until recently, Mediterranean spotted fever (MSF) caused by Rickettsia… Expand
We identified Rickettsia monacensis as a cause of acute tickborne rickettsiosis in 2 humans. Its pathogenic role was assessed by culture and detection of the organism in patients’ blood samples. This… Expand
Our goal was to detect whether spotted fever group Rickettsia are found in the suspected vector of rickettsioses, Amblyomma triste, in Uruguay. Rickettsia parkeri was detected in A. triste, which… Expand
ABSTRACT The first cluster of cases of human Rickettsia felis infection in Spain diagnosed by PCR is reported.
This study describes the epidemiological, clinical, and microbiological characteristics of a new tick-borne disease in Spain-Dermacentor-borne necrosis erythema lymphadenopathy (DEBONEL). The… Expand
BACKGROUND & AIMS We aimed at comparing overall and liver-related mortality rates, observed in HIV positive subjects followed-up in the Cohorts of Spanish Network on HIV/AIDS Research stratified by… Expand
OBJECTIVE To describe the methodology and baseline results of the Spanish cohort of naïve HIV-infected patients included in the Research Network on HIV/AIDS (CoRIS). METHODS CoRIS is a multicenter,… Expand