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Latest Publications and Research on Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

J. Parasitol.    

Documentation of the Expansion of the Gulf Coast Tick (Amblyomma maculatum) and Rickettsia parkeri: First Report in Illinois.

Phillips VC, Zieman EA, Kim CH, Stone CM, Tuten HC, Jiménez FA

The Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum, is of public and veterinary health concern, as it is the primary vector of Rickettsia parkeri and Hepatozoon... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Med. Entomol.  2020 Jan 08  

Rickettsia spp. Infecting Lone Star Ticks (Amblyomma americanum) (Acari: Ixodidae) in Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Egizi A, Gable S, Jordan RA

Tick-borne rickettsiae are undergoing epidemiological changes in the eastern United States while human encounters with lone star ticks (Amblyomma amer... Read More

Source: PubMed

JAAD Case Rep    

Purpuric eruption in a child.

Bou-Prieto A, Cruz-Diaz CN, Martín-García RF

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Source: PubMed

Dev. Comp. Immunol.    

Comparative analysis of the midgut microbiota of two natural tick vectors of Rickettsia rickettsii.

Pavanelo DB, Schröder NCH, Pin Viso ND, Martins LA, Malossi CD, Galletti MFBM, Labruna MB, Daffre S, Farber M, Fogaça AC

Although the ticks Amblyomma sculptum and Amblyomma aureolatum are important vectors of Rickettsia rickettsii, causative agent of the life-threatening... Read More

Source: PubMed

J. Vet. Intern. Med.    

Detection of Bartonella spp. in dogs after infection with Rickettsia rickettsii.

Lashnits E, Neupane P, Maggi RG, Linder KE, Bradley JM, Balakrishnan N, Southern BL, McKeon GP, Chandrashekar R, Breitschwerdt EB

Dynamics of infection by Bartonella and Rickettsia species, which are epidemiologically associated in dogs, have not been explored in a controlled set... Read More

Source: PubMed

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