Haemaphysalis

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Haemaphysalis

(hē'mă-fī'să-lis),
A genus of small, eyeless, inornate ticks. As larvae and nymphs, they are found chiefly on small mammals and birds; as adults, they are found on larger mammals and some birds. They are important as vectors of protozoa and viruses, (e.g., Kyasanur Forest disease virus).
[G. haima, blood, + physaleos, full of wind]

Haemaphysalis

/Hae·ma·phys·a·lis/ (he″mah-fis´ah-lis) a genus of hard-bodied ticks, species of which are important vectors of disease.

Haemaphysalis

(hĕm″ă-fĭs′ă-lĭs) [″ + physallis, bubble]
A genus of ticks that includes species that are vectors for tick-borne viral diseases including hemorrhagic fever.

Haemaphysalis

a large genus of small ticks in the family Ixodidae.

Haemaphysalis bancrofti
found on cattle and marsupials. Called also wallaby tick.
Haemaphysalis bispinosa
found on cattle.
Haemaphysalis chordeilis (syn. Haemaphysalis cinnabarina, Haemaphysalis punctata)
found on birds.
Haemaphysalis cinnabarina punctata
found on most mammals and on birds. Implicated in the transmission of Babesia bigemina, B. motasi, Anaplasma centrale, A. marginale.
Haemaphysalis humerosa
transmits Q fever.
Haemaphysalis inermis
a widespread tick.
Haemaphysalis leachi leachi
occurs on domestic Carnivora and rodents. Called also yellow dog tick. Transmits canine piroplasmosis, Rickettsia conori and Coxiella burnetii.
Haemaphysalis leachi mushami
occurs on small Carnivora.
Haemaphysalis leporispalustris
found on rabbits, other small mammals and birds. Transmits Coxiella burnetii, Francisella tularensis Called also rabbit tick.
Haemaphysalis longicornis
a three-host tick found primarily on cattle, but also on many other mammals including humans. Transmits Theileria spp. and Coxiella burnetii.
Haemaphysalis otophila
found on rodents. May transmit Francisella tularensis.
Haemaphysalis parmata
found on Carnivora and antelope.
Haemaphysalis punctata
see H. cinnabarina punctata (above).
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SFGRs have been detected in Haemaphysalis longicornis ticks (3,4), which also serve as a competent vector for SFTSV (5).
microplus, y glutation S-transferasa obtenida de Haemaphysalis longicornis (GST-Hl, por su sigla en ingles), genero en los animales expuestos una reduccion de hasta el 62% en los niveles de infestacion, con una persistencia en el efecto de hasta tres meses (Parizi et al.
Out of five suspected cases, a 63-year-old woman was found to be infected with the virus transmitted by one species of tick, the Haemaphysalis longicornis, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Molecular cloning and sequence analysis of cDNAs encoding for Boophilus microplus, Haemaphysalis longicornis and Rhipicephalus appendiculatus actins.
Molecular cloning and functional characterization of an aspartic protease from the hard tick Haemaphysalis longicornis.
ovata se da por Haemaphysalis longicornis y los aislados de Babesia sp.
They found the new virus in a small number of Haemaphysalis longicornis ticks from affected provinces.
bovis in Haemaphysalis longicornis and Ixodes persulcatus ticks from Korea.
For example, Mulenga et al (14) characterised a 29 kDa salivary gland-associated protein from Haemaphysalis longicornis and vaccination with recombinant protein produced in E.
Previous studies have suggested that Haemaphysalis longicornis and Rhipicephalus microplus ticks are the most likely vectors of SFTSV transmission to humans (10,11).
One is whether the Haemaphysalis longicornis ticks (the primary tick vector for SFTSV) (9) found in the specific area of the Anliui Province of China where the index patient resided are infected with pathogenic strains of A.
SFTS is mainly transmitted to humans by SFTSVinfected ticks, most frequently Haemaphysalis longicornis (2).