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- Jeżewski, Witold, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2017 v.10 no.1 pp. 487
- Alces alces; Bartonella; Cervus elaphus; Cervus nippon; Lipoptena cervi; Siphonaptera; bacteria; blood; females; forests; genes; hematophagous insects; hosts; humans; males; nucleotide sequences; pathogens; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; ticks; France; Japan; Poland; Sweden
- ... BACKGROUND: The bacteria of the genus Bartonella are obligate parasites of vertebrates. Their distribution range covers almost the entire world from America, Europe, Asia to Africa and Australia. Some species of Bartonella are pathogenic for humans. Their main vectors are blood-sucking arthropods such as fleas, ticks and blood-feeding flies. One such dipteran able to transfer vector-borne pathogen ...
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