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- Seo, Hong-Yul, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2016 v.9 no.1 pp. 326
- Anaplasma; Bartonella grahamii; Borrelia; DNA; Ehrlichia; Hirudinea; Rickettsia; Wolbachia; animal and human health; blood; blood meal; cytochrome b; genes; hosts; humans; internal transcribed spacers; mice; migratory birds; mitochondria; pathogens; polymerase chain reaction; sequence analysis; South Korea; Taiwan
- ... BACKGROUND: Leeches can transmit pathogens and are therefore potentially hazardous to human and animal health. However, only a few studies of diseases transmitted by land leeches have been reported. The purpose of the present study was to analyse which pathogens are carried in Haemadipsa rjukjuana, the first recorded sanguivorous land leech in the Republic of Korea (ROK). FINDINGS: A total of 173 ...
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