Species, developmental stage and infection with microbial pathogens of engorged ticks removed from dogs and questing ticks.

Abstract

Research into tick-borne diseases implies vector sampling and the detection and identification of microbial pathogens. Ticks were collected simultaneously from dogs that had been exposed to tick bites and by flagging the ground in the area in which the dogs had been exposed. In total, 200 ticks were sampled, of which 104 came from dogs and 96 were collected… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2012.01036.x

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