Rickettsia species in ticks removed from humans in Istanbul, Turkey.

@article{Gargili2012RickettsiaSI,
  title={Rickettsia species in ticks removed from humans in Istanbul, Turkey.},
  author={Aysen Gargili and Ana Maria Palomar and Kenan Midilli and A Pizarro Portillo and Sırrı Kar and Jos{\'e} A Oteo},
  journal={Vector borne and zoonotic diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={12 11},
  pages={938-41}
}
A total of 167 ticks collected from humans in Istanbul (Turkey) in 2006 were screened for Rickettsia species, and nested PCRs targeting gltA and ompA rickettsial fragment genes were carried out. Rickettsia monacensis (51), R. aeschlimannii (8), R. conorii subsp. conorii (3), R. helvetica (2), R. raoultii (1), R. africae (1), R. felis (1), and other… CONTINUE READING