Detection and identification of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Rickettsia helvetica in Danish Ixodes ricinus ticks.

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Borreliosis is an endemic infection in Denmark. Recent serosurveys have indicated that human anaplasmosis may be equally common. The aim of this study was to look for Anaplasma phagocytophilum and related pathogens in Ixodes ricinus ticks and estimate their prevalence, compared to Borrelia, using PCR. Ticks were collected from three locations in Denmark… (More)

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@article{Skarphdinsson2007DetectionAI, title={Detection and identification of Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Rickettsia helvetica in Danish Ixodes ricinus ticks.}, author={Sigurdur Skarph{\'e}dinsson and Benny Lyholm and Michael Ljungberg and Pernille S\ogaard and Hans J\orn J Kolmos and L. P. Nielsen}, journal={APMIS : acta pathologica, microbiologica, et immunologica Scandinavica}, year={2007}, volume={115 3}, pages={225-30} }