Host feeding behaviour of Dermacentor reticulatus males in relation to the transmission of pathogens.

@article{Bartosik2019HostFB,
  title={Host feeding behaviour of Dermacentor reticulatus males in relation to the transmission of pathogens.},
  author={Katarzyna Bartosik and Alicja Buczek and Weronika A Buczek and Alicja Buczek and Dorota Kulina and Agnieszka Koman-Iżko},
  journal={Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine : AAEM},
  year={2019},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          227-230
        }
}
INTRODUCTION The three-host Dermacentor reticulatus tick transmits many pathogens, which are introduced into the host with saliva during feeding. MATERIAL AND METHODS The aim of present study was to analyse the behaviour of males of this species on the host in homogeneous sex groups comprising 15 (group I) and 30 (group II) male specimens and in a mixed group composed of 15 males and 15 females (group III). RESULTS Although the dynamics of attachment of the males to host skin slightly… Expand
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