[Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in ixodid ticks from Ostrava slag heaps].

@article{Jarosov2009BorreliaBS,
  title={[Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in ixodid ticks from Ostrava slag heaps].},
  author={V Jarosov{\'a} and Ivo 3 Rudolf and Jiř{\'i} Halouzka and Zdeněk Hub{\'a}lek},
  journal={Epidemiologie, mikrobiologie, imunologie : casopis Spolecnosti pro epidemiologii a mikrobiologii Ceske lekarske spolecnosti J.E. Purkyne},
  year={2009},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={90-7}
}
In 2005 and 2006, Ixodes ricinus ticks were collected on two slag (waste rock) heaps from coal mines in the Ostrava area (North Moravia/Silesia, Czech Republic), Oskar (site A) and Emma (site B), partially covered by vegetation including trees, and at a control forest site near Hlucín (site C). The mean numbers of L. ricinus nymphs and imagoes flagged per person-hour were high: 35.3 nymphs and 12.7 imagoes, at site A, 23.3 and 26.0, respectively, at site B, and 25.4 and 16.8, respectively, at… CONTINUE READING