Lyme disease and the detection of Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies in Ixodes ricinus ticks from central Italy.

@article{Pascucci2010LymeDA,
  title={Lyme disease and the detection of Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies in Ixodes ricinus ticks from central Italy.},
  author={Ilaria Pascucci and Cesare Camm{\`a}},
  journal={Veterinaria italiana},
  year={2010},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={173-80, 181-8}
}
The Province of Pesaro-Urbino, situated in the Marche Region of central Italy, can be considered to be an area at risk for Lyme disease because of its ecological features. Field data are not yet available although the disease is known to be present in neighbouring areas. During a field study lasting twelve months, ticks were collected from the vegetation, from wild cervids and also from humans who reported a tick bite at the local hospital. All ticks were identified and Ixodes ricinus specimens… CONTINUE READING
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