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- Rizabek, Kadyken, et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Experimental & applied acarology 2019 v.77 no.1 pp. 73-81
- Rhipicephalus sanguineus; acarology; adults; dog diseases; dogs; fever; genetic analysis; genetic markers; parasitism; pets; ticks; veterinary clinics; China
- ... A total of 178 adult ticks were collected from 32 pet dogs from five veterinary clinics in Shihezi City, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region (XUAR), northwestern China. All the ticks were identified by comprehensive morphological and genetic analyses, and rickettsiae were detected by seven Rickettsia-specific genetic markers in the ticks. The ticks collected were identified as Rhipicephalus sanguineu ...
- Rizabek, Kadyken, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2018 v.11 no.1 pp. 634
- Dermacentor marginatus; Haemaphysalis punctata; Rhipicephalus turanicus; Rickettsia aeschlimannii; Rickettsia bellii; Rickettsia conorii; Rickettsia massiliae; Rickettsia sibirica; Rickettsia slovaca; Siphonaptera; antigens; citrate (si)-synthase; domestic animals; endosymbionts; fever; genes; genotype; outer membrane proteins; phylogeny; ribosomal RNA; rodents; ticks; wildlife; Central Asia; China
- ... BACKGROUND: Rickettsia species belonging to the spotted fever group (SFG) cause infections in humans, domestic animals and wildlife. At least ten SFG Rickettsia species are known to occur in China. However, the distribution of rickettsiae in ticks and fleas in the border region of northwestern China have not been systematically studied to date. RESULTS: A total of 982 ticks (Rhipicephalus turanicu ...