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.


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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Recientemente, investigadores de Sao Paulo, Brasil, caracterizaron geneticamente el virus Cacipacore, el cual fue aislado de garrapatas Amblyomma cajennense recolectadas de un capibara enfermo (68).
Coxiella symbionts in the Cayenne tick Amblyomma cajennense.
Experimental infection of opossums Didelphisaurita by Rickettsia rickettsii and evaluation of the transmission of the infection to ticks Amblyomma cajennense.
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.
Boophilus microplus and Amblyomma cajennense were identified predominant tick species on cattle in Guatemala (Teglas et al.
rickettsii were isolated through the inoculation of patient blood or of Amblyomma cajennense sensu lato (s.
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
Amblyomma cajennense parasitizes domestic and wild animals in Mexico and it is distributed throughout most Latin American countries (Estrada-Pefia et al.
0% del territorio nacional) y para Amblyomma cajennense una distribucion en el pais de 609,857 [km.
rickettsii tales como los capibaras (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris), los roedores silvestres (Euryzygomatomys spinosus) y algunos marsupiales (Didelphis marsupialis), los cuales, al ser mordidos por la garrapata Amblyomma cajennense, especie vector de R.
Our group identified the cayenne tick, Amblyomma cajennense, as the predominant tick species found on horses at the ranch," says Knowles.