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Differential Role of Passerine Birds in Distribution of Borrelia Spirochetes, Based on Data from Ticks Collected from Birds during the Postbreeding Migration Period in Central Europe
- L. Dubská, I. Literák, E. Kociánová, V. Taragel'ová, O. Sychra
- Biology, Medicine
- Applied and Environmental Microbiology
- 5 December 2008
ABSTRACT Borrelia spirochetes in bird-feeding ticks were studied in the Czech Republic. During the postbreeding period (July to September 2005), 1,080 passerine birds infested by 2,240 Ixodes ricinus… Expand
Antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli isolates in cattle and house sparrows on two Czech dairy farms.
- M. Dolejska, D. Senk, A. Cizek, J. Rybaríková, O. Sychra, I. Literák
- Biology, Medicine
- Research in veterinary science
- 1 December 2008
Rectal smears of calves, cows and young bulls, as well as cloacal smears of house sparrows (Passer domesticus), from farms at the villages of Sumice and Troskotovice, Czech Republic, were examined… Expand
Chewing lice (Phthiraptera) on chickens (Gallus gallus) from small backyard flocks in the eastern part of the Czech Republic.
One hundred and sixty chickens (Gallus gallus) from 31 small, private backyard flocks in the eastern part of the Czech Republic were examined for chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera).… Expand
Winter infestation of wild birds by ticks and chiggers (Acari: Ixodidae, Trombiculidae) in the Czech Republic
- I. Literák, E. Kociánová, F. Dusbábek, Jana Martinů, P. Podzemný, O. Sychra
- Medicine, Biology
- Parasitology Research
- 3 August 2007
In winter months during 2003–2006, wild birds were captured and examined for ticks and chiggers at two sites near Brno, Czech Republic. In total, 1,362 birds, mostly passerines, were examined. The… Expand
Host generalists and specialists emerging side by side: an analysis of evolutionary patterns in the cosmopolitan chewing louse genus Menacanthus.
- Jana Martinů, O. Sychra, I. Literák, M. Čapek, Daniel L Gustafsson, J. Štefka
- Biology, Medicine
- International journal for parasitology
Parasites with wide host spectra provide opportunities to study the ecological parameters of speciation, as well as the process of the evolution of host specificity. The speciose and cosmopolitan… Expand
Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera, Ischnocera) from wild passerines (Aves: Passeriformes) in northern Vietnam, with descriptions of three new species
Thirteen species of chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) were found on 46 wild passerines of 10 species in Cuc Phuong National Park in northern Vietnam. Three new species of the genera Myrsidea and… Expand
Chewing lice from wild passerines (Aves, Passeriformes) from Vietnam, with description of a new species of the genus Brueelia (Phthiraptera, Ischnocera, Philopteridae)
Seven species of chewing lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera) were found on six species of passerine birds (Passeriformes) in northern Vietnam. A description and illustrations of Brueelia alophoixi sp. nov.… Expand
Insect ectoparasites on wild birds in the Czech Republic during the pre-breeding period
Wild passerine birds (Passeriformes) from the northeastern part of the Czech Republic were examined for ectoparasites during the pre-breeding period in 2007. Two species of fleas of the genera… Expand
New records and a new species of chewing lice (Phthiraptera, Amblycera, Ischnocera) found on Columbidae (Columbiformes) in Pakistan
Abstract The chewing lice (Phthiraptera) of Columbidae (Columbiformes) from Pakistan are studied. Six species of chewing lice with new host records are recorded and one new species of the genus… Expand
Anaticola crassicornis (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera: Philopteridae) on wild geese from Pakistan.
Twenty-eight geese (Anser anser, A. albifrons and A. indicus) from different localities around Karachi, Pakistan, were examined for lice. One species of chewing louse, Anaticola crassicornis… Expand