Amblyomma variegatum


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Am·bly·om·ma va·ri·e·ga·'tum

a tropic bont tick, a serious pest of domestic livestock and an important vector of heartwater (q.v.) in Africa and the Caribbean; it is closely associated with the development of severe clinical dermatophilosis in cattle in the Caribbean.

Amblyomma

a genus of ticks of the family Ixodidae.

Amblyomma americanum
a three-host tick which causes painful bites and tick paralysis and transmits Q fever, tularemia and Rocky Mountain spotted fever of humans. Called also the lone star tick.
Amblyomma cajennense
a three-host tick that transmits spotted fever of human and leptospirosis due to L. pomona. Called also cayenne tick.
Amblyomma hebraeum
a three-host tick that transmits Ehrlichia ruminantium, the cause of heartwater. It also causes severe bite wounds. Called also bont tick.
Amblyomma maculatum
a three-host tick which causes paralysis but does not transmit disease. Called also Gulf coast tick.
Amblyomma pomposum
a three-host tick, a vector for Ehrlichia ruminantium, the cause of heartwater.
Amblyomma variegatum
a three-host tick which transmits Ehrlichia ruminantium, the cause of heartwater, Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) and Nairobi sheep disease. Called also variegated or tropical bont tick.
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The 16S rRNA sequence showed highest identity (91% [368/405 bp]) with the mitochondrion Amblyomma variegatum 16S rRNA gene (GenBank accession no.
Sporadik olarak bulunan turler: Amblyomma variegatum Hatay'da (Suriye sinirinda), Boophilus kohlsl Guney Dogu bolgesinde (Suriye sinirinda), Ornithodorus Orta Anadolu ve Dogu Anadolu'da ve Otobius megnini Dogu Anadolu'da (Malatya ilinde) saptanmistir.
Ayrica ulkemizde goreceli olarak daha az gorulen turler: Amblyomma variegatum Hatay'da (Suriye sinirinda), Boophilus kohlsi Guney Dogu bolgesinde (Suriye sinirinda), Ornithodorus Orta Anadolu ve Dogu Anadolu' da ve Otobius megnini Dogu Anadolu'da (Malatya).
Toxicity of neem seed oil (Azadirachta indica) against the larvae of Amblyomma variegatum a three host tick in cattle.
SAN DIEGO -- Rickettsia africae, the agent of African tick bite fever that is transmitted by Amblyomma variegatum ticks, has been confirmed in three islands in the West Indies and is an emerging threat in the United States, Dr.
africae is carried by Amblyomma variegatum (Fabricius, 1794) ticks (2); usually associated with cattle, this 3-host tick also can feed on a variety of hosts, including humans (2).
Sporadik olarak bulunan turler: Amblyomma variegatum Hatay'da (Suriye sinirinda), Boophilus kohlsi Guney Dogu bolgesinde (Suriye sinirinda), Ornithodorus Orta Anadolu ve Dogu Anadolu'da ve Otobius megnini Dogu Anadolu'da (Malatya ilinde) saptanmistir.
Tick-borne rickettiosis in Guadeloupe, the French West Indies: isolation of Rickettsia africae from Amblyomma variegatum ticks and serosurvey in humans, cattle, and goats.
Simultaneous detection of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia species in ruminants and detection of Ehrlichia ruminantium in Amblyomma variegatum ticks by reverse line blot hybridization.
The major vector of this spotted fever group rickettsia is most likely Amblyomma variegatum, the tropical bont tick, which has become widely distributed through the West Indies in the last 30 years.
Amblyomma variegatum ticks, which are found in the Caribbean and sub-Saharan Africa, except in certain areas of southern Africa, are major vectors of E.
africae in Amblyomma variegatum collected from domesticated livestock (4).