Tick survey and detection of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in tick species from a non-endemic area, South Marmara region, Turkey

@article{Yeilba2012TickSA,
  title={Tick survey and detection of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in tick species from a non-endemic area, South Marmara region, Turkey},
  author={Kadir Yeşilbağ and Levent Aydin and Ender Dinçer and Gizem Alpay and Ahmet Onur Girisgin and Pelin Tuncer and Aykut Ozkul},
  journal={Experimental and Applied Acarology},
  year={2012},
  volume={60},
  pages={253-261}
}
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is an increasing health concern in Turkey since 2002. There were also some recent human cases from the South Marmara region of Turkey; thus, a tick survey was performed, and possible vector tick species for the CCHF virus were determined in the region. A total of 740 adult ticks were collected from infested livestock from five locations: Çanakkale-Biga, Bursa-Orhaneli, Bursa-Keles, Balıkesir and Bilecik. Total of 11 tick species from the genera Hyalomma… CONTINUE READING