Argasidae

Known as: Tick, Soft, Ticks, Softbacked, Softbacked Tick 
A family of softbacked TICKS, in the subclass ACARI. Genera include ARGAS and ORNITHODOROS among others.
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
On April 1 2012, a 70-year-old patient came to our clinic reporting slow cognitive processing, memory defi cits, and a disturbed… (More)
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2010
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2010
This work is intended as a consensus list of valid tick names, following recent revisionary studies, wherein we recognize 896… (More)
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2010
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2010
BACKGROUND Q fever is a worldwide zoonotic disease caused by Coxiella burnetii. Epidemiologically, animals are considered… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Blood-feeding ticks must control C activation or be damaged by the host inflammatory response. We report the characterization and… (More)
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2005
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2005
Ixodes persulcatus (n = 125) and Dermacentor reticulatus (n = 84) ticks from Western Siberia, Russia, were tested for infection… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
The world's argasid tick fauna comprises 183 species in four genera, namely Argas, Carios, Ornithodoros and Otobius in the family… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Ticks are the vectors of many zoonotic diseases in the United States, including Lyme disease, human monocytic and granulocytic… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Ornithodorin, isolated from the blood sucking soft tick Ornithodoros moubata, is a potent (Ki = 10(-12) M) and highly selective… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Ticks are parasitiform mites that are obligate hematophagous ectoparasites of amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. A… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
A low molecular weight serine protease inhibitor (TAP) was purified from extracts of the soft tick, Ornithodoros moubata. The… (More)
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