Seasonal activity and hosts of the vectors of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in South Africa.

  • Yigal Rechav
  • Published 1986 in
    South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse…


The seasonal activity and hosts of two species of Hyalomma, H. marginatum rufipes and H. truncatum, were studied in a Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) zone near Bloemhof in the western Transvaal. The study was conducted at the S.A. Lombard Nature Reserve, where a child had died from this disease. It was found that adults of the two species are very… (More)


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