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Open Access item Molecular detection of Ehrlichia phagocytophila genogroup organisms in larvae of Neotrombicula autumnalis (Acari: Trombiculidae) captured in Spain

Authors:Fernández Soto, Pedro
Encinas Grandes, Antonio
Pérez Sánchez, Ricardo
Issue Date:Dec-2001
Publisher:American Society of Parasitologists
Citation:Journal of Parasitology 87(6):1482-1483 (2001)
Abstract:Twenty unfed larvae of Neotrombicula autumnalis (Acari: Trombiculidae) collected on vegetation in the north of Spain were examined by polymerase chain reaction for Borrelia burgdorferi (s.l.), rickettsiae, and the Ehrlichia phagocytophila genogroup. At least 10% of the larvae were found to contain granulocytic ehrlichiae. Because the larvae were unfed, they would necessarily have inherited the bacteria through a transovarian transmission pathway.
Description:2 pages, 2 figures.-- PMID: 11780844 [PubMed].
Publisher version (URL):http://dx.doi.org/10.1645/0022-3395(2001)087[1482:MDOEPG]2.0.CO;2
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10261/10916
ISSN:0022-3395 (Print)
1937-2345 (Online)
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