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Perpetuation of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in a deer tick-rodent cycle.
A human-derived strain of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, a recently described emerging rickettsial disease, has been established by serial blood passage in mouse hosts. Larval deerExpand
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TROSPA, an Ixodes scapularis Receptor for Borrelia burgdorferi
The Lyme disease agent Borrelia burgdorferi naturally persists in a cycle that primarily involves ticks and mammals. We have now identified a tick receptor (TROSPA) that is required for spirochetalExpand
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Detection of Ehrlichia spp., Anaplasma spp., Rickettsia spp., and Other Eubacteria in Ticks from the Thai-Myanmar Border and Vietnam
ABSTRACT A total of 650 ticks, including 13 species from five genera, were collected from animals, from people, or by flagging of the vegetation at sites on the Thai-Myanmar border and in Vietnam.Expand
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Hemoparasites of the Reptilia: Color Atlas and Text
The Plasmodiid Parasites Morphology and Life Cycles Ultrastructure of Reptilian Plasmodiids Taxonomic Characters Species Accounts The Hemogregarines Haemogregarina Hepatozoon Karyolysus HemoliviaExpand
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Borrelia miyamotoi Disease in the Northeastern United States
Context The first known cases of Borrelia miyamotoi infection in North America were reported in 2013. The incidence, prevalence, and clinical spectrum of this infection are currently undefined.Expand
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Concurrent Lyme disease and babesiosis. Evidence for increased severity and duration of illness.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether patients coinfected with Lyme disease and babesiosis in sites where both diseases are zoonotic experience a greater number of symptoms for a longer period of time thanExpand
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Detection of Babesia microti by polymerase chain reaction.
Human babesiosis, which is caused by infection with the intraerythrocytic malarialike protozoan Babesia microti, has recently been diagnosed with increasing frequency in residents of New England.Expand
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Babesiosis in Washington State: A New Species of Babesia?
Babesiosis is an intraerythrocytic protozoan infection, transmitted by ticks, and characterized by malaria-like symptoms and hemolytic anemia. The first reported zoonotic cases in Europe and theExpand
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Borrelia burgdorferi OspA is an arthropod-specific transmission- blocking Lyme disease vaccine
Borrelia burgdorferi, the spirochetal agent of Lyme disease, is transmitted by Ixodes ticks. A vaccine based on B. burgdorferi outer surface protein (Osp) A protects mice from spirochete infection.Expand
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Ixodes dammini as a potential vector of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
Little is known about the epidemiology and mode of transmission of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE). Analyses of an engorged female Ixodes dammini tick removed from an HGE patientExpand
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