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Closed Access item Increased prevalence of Rickettsia aeschlimannii in Castilla y León, Spain

Authors:Fernández Soto, Pedro
Díaz Martín, V.
Pérez Sánchez, Ricardo
Encinas Grandes, Antonio
Keywords:Rickettsia aeschlimannii, Hyalomma marginatum marginatum ticks, Prevalence, Castilla y León, Spain
Issue Date:9-Nov-2008
Citation:European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, doi: 10.1007/s10096-008-0667-3
Abstract:We report the increased prevalence recorded in recent years of Rickettsia aeschlimannii in Hyalomma marginatum marginatum ticks removed from human subjects in Castilla y León (NW, Spain). Additionally, a simultaneous infection with R. aeschlimannii and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in two H. marginatum marginatum ticks is reported for the first time.
Description:3 pages.-- PMID: 18998174 [PubMed].-- Article in press.
Publisher version (URL):http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10096-008-0667-3
ISSN:1435-4373 (Online)
0934-9723 (Print)
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