Bahig virus (Tete group) in naturally- and transovarially-infectedHyalomma marginatum ticks from Egypt and Italy

@article{Converse2005BahigV,
  title={Bahig virus (Tete group) in naturally- and transovarially-infectedHyalomma marginatum ticks from Egypt and Italy},
  author={James Donald Converse and Harry Hoogstraal and Mahmoud Moussa and Michael Stek and M. N. Kaiser},
  journal={Archiv f{\"u}r die gesamte Virusforschung},
  year={2005},
  volume={46},
  pages={29-35}
}
Arboviruses of the Tete group (Tete, Bahig, Matruh, Tsuruse) were previously recorded only from avian blood and organs from South Africa, Egypt, Italy, and Japan. We report Bahig virus, identified by complement-fixation and neutralization teats, from 2 subspecies ofHyalomma marginatum (family Ixodidae) ticks. One isolate was from larvae of the African subspecies,H. marginatum rufipes Koch, parasitizing a northward-migrating common wheatear,Oenanthe oenanthe subsp., in Egypt. Other isolates were… 

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