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Susceptibility of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) to infection with Ehrlichia chaffeensis, the etiologic agent of human ehrlichiosis.
Although more than 320 cases of human ehrlichiosis have been diagnosed in 27 states since 1986, the reservoir host or hosts remain unknown. Since antibodies reactive to Ehrlichia chaffeensis, theExpand
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Isolation of Ehrlichia chaffeensis from wild white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) confirms their role as natural reservoir hosts.
Field and experimental studies have implicated white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) as probable reservoir hosts for Ehrlichia chaffeensis, the causative agent of human monocytic ehrlichiosis,Expand
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Survival Rates of Bobwhite Quail Based on Band Recovery Analyses
We present the results of a long-term (1970-85) band recovery study of northern bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) at Tall Timbers Research Station, Leon County, Florida. The mean annual survivalExpand
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Hunting Success and Northern Bobwhite Density on Tall Timbers Research Station: 1970-2001
Hunting success, defined as number of coveys found/hr of hunting, has been used as an index of population size of northern bobwhites (Colinus virginianus). However, the relationship between huntingExpand
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Natural coinfection of a white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) population with three Ehrlichia spp.
The ticks Amblyomma americanum and Ixodes scapularis, strongly implicated vectors of Ehrlichia chaffeensis and the human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) agent, respectively, commonly are found onExpand
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Ehrlichia-like 16S rDNA sequence from wild white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).
The reservoir hosts of Ehrlichia chaffeensis, etiologic agent of human ehrlichiosis are unknown. Initially, white-tailed deer (WTD) were serologically implicated as possible reservoirs of E.Expand
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Hematotropic parasites of translocated raccoons in the southeast.
Ninety-four raccoons (Procyon lotor) from 6 southeastern states were examined for hematotropic parasites, to evaluate the carrier potential of these animals as they relate to translocation andExpand
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Seasonal and annual abundance of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in central Georgia.
Seasonal and annual changes in the abundance of Amblyomma americanum (L.) larvae, nymphs, and adults were monitored over a 5-yr period in the Piedmont physiographic region of Georgia. Tick abundanceExpand
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Influence of annual and biennial prescribed burning during March on the abundance of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in central Georgia.
A 5-yr study to evaluate the influence of annual and biennial prescribed burning in March on the abundance of Amblyomma americanum (L.) was conducted on Oconee Wildlife Management Area in theExpand
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First Culture Isolation of Borrelia lonestari, Putative Agent of Southern Tick-Associated Rash Illness
ABSTRACT Southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI) is a Lyme disease-like infection described in patients in the southeastern and south-central United States, where classic Lyme disease isExpand
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