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- Bermúdez, Sergio E.; Castillo, Eduardo; Pohlenz, Tyler D.; Kneubehl, Alexander; Krishnavajhala, Aparna; Domínguez, Lillian; Suárez, Antonio; López, Job E.
- Ticks and tick-borne diseases 2017 v.8 no.4 pp. 466-469
- Borrelia; DNA; Lyme disease; Ornithodoros; blisters; fever; genes; humans; insects; parasitism; people; polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; ticks; Panama
- ... The presence of ticks inside human constructions was evaluated in two localities from Colon province (Charco La Piedra and Espinar) and one from Panama province (Ancon, City of Panama). In two of houses, eight people from Charco La Piedra and one from Ancón reported “insect bites,” which produced blisters for several weeks. The investigation resulted in the collection of argasid ticks, which were ...
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