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Ticks

Known as: Ixodida, Tick, Ixodidas 
Blood-sucking acarid parasites of the order Ixodida comprising two families: the softbacked ticks (ARGASIDAE) and hardbacked ticks (IXODIDAE). Ticks… Expand
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Review
2013
Review
2013
SUMMARY Tick-borne rickettsioses are caused by obligate intracellular bacteria belonging to the spotted fever group of the genus… Expand
Review
2012
Review
2012
Tick-borne diseases are common occurrences in both the medical and veterinary clinical settings. In addition to the constraints… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Many factors are involved in determining the latitudinal and altitudinal spread of the important tick vector Ixodes ricinus… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Zoonotic tick-borne diseases are an increasing health burden in Europe and there is speculation that this is partly due to… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) transmit a wide variety of pathogens to vertebrates including viruses, bacteria, protozoa and helminthes… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
SUMMARY During most of the 20th century, the epidemiology of tick-borne rickettsioses could be summarized as the occurrence of a… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The population ecology of ticks is fundamental to the spatial and temporal variation in the risk of infection by tick-borne… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
Ticks are currently considered to be second only to mosquitoes as vectors of human infectious diseases in the world. Each tick… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Lyme disease spirochetes, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, are maintained in zoonotic cycles involving ticks and small mammals… Expand
Review
1991
Review
1991
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  • The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small…
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Ticks are an ancient group of obligate bloodsucking ectoparasites that has evolved over millions of years. Two general types of… Expand