Reservoir competence of the redwood chipmunk (Tamias ochrogenys) for Anaplasma phagocytophilum.

@article{Nieto2009ReservoirCO,
  title={Reservoir competence of the redwood chipmunk (Tamias ochrogenys) for Anaplasma phagocytophilum.},
  author={Nathan C Nieto and Janet E. Foley},
  journal={Vector borne and zoonotic diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={573-7}
}
Granulocytic anaplasmosis (GA) is an emerging tick-transmitted disease that persists in rodent- Ixodes ricinus-complex tick cycles across the Holarctic. Although the putative reservoir for anaplasmosis in the western United States is the dusky-footed woodrat (Neotoma fuscipes), this rodent was not shown reservoir-competent because of failure of infection from woodrats to other animals via ticks. Redwood chipmunks are common in habitats where Anaplasma phagocytophilum is common, have high PCR… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…