Spotted fever group rickettsiae transmitted by Dermacentor ticks and determinants of their spread in Europe.

  title={Spotted fever group rickettsiae transmitted by Dermacentor ticks and determinants of their spread in Europe.},
  author={Weronika A Buczek and Agnieszka Koman-Iżko and Alicja Buczek and Alicja Buczek and Katarzyna Bartosik and Dorota Kulina and Dariusz Ciura},
  journal={Annals of agricultural and environmental medicine : AAEM},
  volume={27 4},
Rickettsiae from the spotted fever group, i.e. the etiological agents of tick-borne lymphadenopathy/Dermacentor-borne necrotic erythema and lymphadenopathy (TIBOLA /DEBONEL) syndrome, are associated with ticks, including Dermacentor marginatus and Dermacentor reticulatus. The expansion of these ticks into new areas increases the risk of infection of their hosts with tick-borne pathogens. The study summarises the importance of 2 species from the genus Dermacentor, i.e. D. marginatus and D… Expand

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