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- Shin, E-Hyun, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Ticks and tick-borne diseases 2014 v.5 no.6 pp. 975-977
- Haemaphysalis longicornis; females; fever; genes; larvae; males; nucleotide sequences; nymphs; thrombocytopenia; tick-borne diseases; ticks; viruses; South Korea
- ... Haemaphysalis longicornis a vector that harbors severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus (SFTSV) is a major species of tick in South Korea. To investigate the existence and prevalence of SFTSV in Korea, we collected ticks from nine provinces in South Korea for detecting SFTSV. In all, we collected 13,053 ticks, and H. longicornis (90.8%, 11,856/13,053) was the most abundant among them. Th ...