Ixodes ricinus


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Related to Ixodes ricinus: Lyme disease, Castor bean tick

Ix·o·des ric·i·'nus

the castor bean tick, a Eurasian species that infests cattle, sheep, and wild animals, and transmits the piroplasm Babesia divergens, the tick-borne encephalitis virus, and the Lyme disease bacterium.
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The classification of adult ticks Species Adult male Adult female Total Hyalomma marginatum 1 0 1(7%) Ixodes ricinus 0 4 4(29%) Rhipicephalus turanicus 6 0 6(43%) Rhipicephalus sanguineus 1 0 1(7%) Dermacentor niveus 1 0 1(7%) Haemapyhsalis otophila 0 1 1(7%) Total 9 5 14(100%)
Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato genospecies in Ixodes ricinus Ticks in Europe: a Metaanalysis.
Prevalence of tick-borne encephalitis virus in Ixodes ricinus ticks in Finland.
Ixodes ricinus and its transmitted pathogens in urban ad peri-urban areas in Europe: new hazards and relevance for public health.
Factory-based permethrin impregnation of uniforms: Residual activity against Aedes aegypti and Ixodes ricinus in battle dress uniforms worn under field conditions, and cross-contamination during the laundering and storage process.
[14.] Tappe J., Jordan D., Janecek E., Fingerle V., Strube C.: Revisited: Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infections in hard ticks (Ixodes ricinus) in the city of Hanover (Germany).
The analysis of the parasitic abundance shows a predominance of Archaeopsylla erinacei (4.14), followed by respectively Rhipiciphalus bursa (1.71) Rhipiciphalus turanicus (1.43) and Ixodes ricinus (0.43).
Ticks are considered important carriers of pathogenic microorganisms in the northern hemisphere [1], and Ixodes ricinus ticks are associated with a diverse microbiota [2].
Upon approval, BRAVECTO, which will be indicated for the treatment of tick and flea infestation on dogs, is a systemic insecticide and acaricide that provides immediate and persistent flea (Ctenocephalides felis) killing activity for 12 weeks, immediate and persistent tick killing activity for 12 weeks (Ixodes ricinus, Dermacentor reticulatus and Dermacentor variabilis) and immediate and persistent tick killing activity for eight weeks (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), according to the company.