Rufino Álamo

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This paper reports a 17-year seroepidemiological surveillance study of Borrelia burgdorferi infection, performed with the aim of improving our knowledge of the epidemiology of this pathogen. Serum samples (1,179) from patients (623, stratified with respect to age, sex, season, area of residence and occupation) bitten by ticks in two regions of northern(More)
Trichinella spiralis and Trichinella britovi live in apparent sympatry among wild fauna of the Iberian Peninsula. In the present study 105 Trichinella isolates from wild mammals were typed by inter-sequence simple repeat PCR (ISSR-PCR). All isolates identified as T. spiralis were indistinguishable from the ISS48 reference strain. Among those belonging to T.(More)
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