Amblyomma cajennense

Am·bly·om·ma ca·jen·nen'se

the Cayenne tick, a species that is an important pest in southern Texas, Central and South America, and the larger Caribbean islands, and a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Mexico and Central and South America; all stages attack humans and many species of domestic and wild animals.
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Guglielmone, "Reassessment of the Taxonomic Status of Amblyomma Cajennense () with the Description of Three New Species, Amblyomma Tonelliae N.
Coxiella symbionts in the Cayenne tick Amblyomma cajennense. Microb Ecol.
Until a few years ago, the taxon Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius, 1787) represented a single tick species distributed from southern United States to northern Argentina (Estrada-Pena et al.
(10-11) R parkeri was initially isolated from A maculatum ticks in 193742 and has recently been found in multiple Amblyomma species such as Amblyomma triste, (12) A americanum, (37,43) Amblyomma nodosum, (44) and experimentally in Amblyomma cajennense. (45) The discovery of R parkeri infected ticks at Fort Eustis (in the Tidewater region of Virginia) combined with 2 Tidewater R parkeri human infections (10,11) from the same region implies that residents of and visitors to the Tidewater area may be at risk of R parkeri infections.
Primary embryonic cells of Rhipicephalus microplus and Amblyomma cajennense ticks as a substrate for the development of Borrelia burgdorferi (strain G39/40).
Boophilus microplus and Amblyomma cajennense were identified predominant tick species on cattle in Guatemala (Teglas et al., 2005).
rickettsii were isolated through the inoculation of patient blood or of Amblyomma cajennense sensu lato (s.l.) extracts into guinea pigs (4).
Estudios de Fiebre Manchada en Mexico: Hallazgo de Amblyomma cajennense naturalmente infectado, en Veracruz.
Larval and Nymphal Stages of Amblyomma cajennense (Acari: Ixodidae) in Esplenectomized and Intact Rats (Rattus norvegicus): Case Studies
Six ticks corresponded to Amblyomma cajennense, while three partially engorged females were identified as I.