Dermacentor


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Dermacentor

 [der″mah-sen´ter]
a genus of ticks parasitic on various animals, and vectors of disease-producing microorganisms.
Dermacentor anderso´ni a species of tick common in the western United States, parasitic on numerous wild mammals, most domestic animals, and humans. It is a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, Colorado tick fever, and Q fever in the United States, and is the cause of tick paralysis.
Dermacentor varia´bilis the chief vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the central and eastern United States, the dog being the principal host of the adult forms, but also parasitic on cattle, horses, rabbits, and humans.

Dermacentor

(der'mă-sen'tŏr),
An ornate, characteristically marked genus of hard ticks (family Ixodidae) that possess eyes and 11 festoons; it consists of some 20 species the members of which commonly attack dogs, humans, and other mammals.
[derm- + G. kentōr, a goader]

Der·ma·cen·tor

(dĕr-mă-sen'tōr)
An ornate, characteristically marked genus of hard ticks (family Ixodidae) that possess eyes and 11 festoons; it consists of some 20 species with members that commonly attack dogs, humans, and other mammals.
[derm- + G. kentōr, a goader]
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Es importante tener en cuenta que en Colombia estan presentes varios generos de garrapatas que han sido asociadas con la transmision de VTG, tales como Ixodes, Dermacentor, Amblyomma, Haemaphysalis y Rhipicephalus', los cuales podrian estar actuando como vectores de estos virus en el pais, ya que no se conocen estudios donde se realice una busqueda de VTG en Colombia.
Reproduction of the winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus, under field conditions in Alberta, Canada.
Not to this only, Turkey was also reporting Ixodes, Haemaphysalis, Hyalomma, Dermacentor, and Rhipicephalus as major ticks' genera (Aydin and Bakirci, 2007).
Nonpathogenic rickettsias related to the spotted fever group isolated from ticks, Dermacentor variabilis and Dermacentor andersoni from eastern Montana.
Only collected adults of Dermacentor variabilis were used in this study.
En 2012, en fincas de Missouri, se recolectaron 56.428 garrapatas Amblyomma americanum y Dermacentor variabilis.
[8.] Nowak M.: Discovery of Dermacentor reticulatus (Acari: Amblyommidae) populations in the Lubuskie Province (Western Poland).
Byambaa (2001).Detection of Babesia caballi and Babesia equi in Dermacentor nuttalli adult ticks.
Other genera of ticks acting as vectors of Theileriaspp include Dermacentor, Rhipicephalus, and Haemaphysalis ticks.
The major arthropod parasites causing severe clinical infestations in canines include fleas (Ctenocephalides canis, Ctenocephalides felis felis), lice (Trichodectes canis, Linognathus setosus, Heterodoxus spiniger), mosquitoes (Aedes, Culex), flies (sand fly, Stomoxys, Haematobia) ticks (Rhipicephalus, Ixodes, Amblyomma, Haemaphysalis, Dermacentor) and mites (Demodex canis, Sarcoptes scabiei canis).
marginale es transmitido principalmente por garrapatas Ixodidae, tales como Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus y Dermacentor spp.