Borrelia, Ehrlichia, and Rickettsia spp. in Ticks Removed from Persons, Texas, USA

@inproceedings{Williamson2010BorreliaEA,
  title={Borrelia, Ehrlichia, and Rickettsia spp. in Ticks Removed from Persons, Texas, USA},
  author={Phillip C. Williamson and Peggy M. Billingsley and Glenna J. Teltow and Janel P. Seals and Meredith A. Turnbough and Samuel F. Atkinson},
  booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases},
  year={2010}
}
Data regarding the type, frequency, and distribution of tick-borne pathogens and bacterial agents are not widely available for many tick species that parasitize persons in the southern United States. We therefore analyzed the frequency and identity of pathogens and bacterial agents in ticks removed from humans and subsequently submitted to the Texas Department of State Health Services, Zoonosis Control Program, from October 1, 2004, through September 30, 2008. The data showed associations of… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.
33 Citations
2 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…