Ornithodoros


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Ornithodoros

 [or″nĭ-thod´o-ros]
a genus of soft-bodied ticks, many species of which are reservoirs and vectors of the spirochetes (Borrelia) of relapsing fevers.

Ornithodoros

(ōr'ni-thod'ŏ-rŭs),
A genus of soft ticks (family Argasidae), several species of which are vectors of pathogens of various relapsing fevers. They are characterized by a capitulum hidden below the hood and by disks and mamillae of the integument that are continuous from dorsal to ventral surfaces in a variety of patterns.
[G. ornis (ornith-), bird, + doros, a leather bag]

Ornithodoros

/Or·ni·thod·o·ros/ (or″nĭ-thod´ah-ros) a genus of soft-bodied ticks, many species of which are reservoirs and vectors of the spirochetes (Borrelia) of relapsing fevers.

Ornithodoros

[ôr′nithod′ərəs]
Etymology: Gk, ornis, bird, doros, leather bag
a genus of ticks, some species of which are vectors for the spirochetes of relapsing fevers.

Or·ni·thod·o·ros

(ōr-ni-thod'ŏ-rŏs)
A genus of soft ticks, several species of which are vectors of pathogens of various relapsing fevers.
[G. ornis (ornith-), bird, + doros, a leather bag]
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7 3 nP = number of parasitized hosts, P = protonymph, P (%) = Prevalence, MI = mean intensity Table 6 Argasid tick associations found in the study Hosts N nP Artibeus planirostris 20 2 Desmodus rotundus 16 1 16 2 Molossus rufus 15 3 Myotis albescens 1 1 Noctilio albiven 1 1 Parasites L Total P(%) MI N % Ornithodoros hasel 8 0 8 10 4 Ornithodoros hasel 5 0 5 10 5 O.
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El antigeno Bm86 hace parte de la familia de proteinas Bm86, junto con proteinas propias de otras garrapatas Ixodes y Argasidae como Hyaloma marginatum marginatum (Hm86), Amblyomma variegatum (Av86), Dermacentor reticulatus (Dr86), Haemophysalis longicornis (HI86), Hyalomma anatolicum (Haa86), Ixodes ricinus (Ir86-1), Ixodes scapularis (Is86-2), Ornithodoros savignyi (Os86), Figura 6, poseen como caracteristica principal tener una gran cantidad de residuos de de cisteinas y contener varias dominios con similitud al factor de crecimiento epidermal (108).
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Dunya genelinde bulunan kene tur sayisi ve turlerine gore dagilimi Ortalama Familya Genus tur sayisi Ixodidae Ixodes 245 Amblyomma 131 Bothriocroton * 5 Haemaphysalis * 164 Hyalomma * 24 Nosomma 1 Anomalohimalaya 3 Cosmiomma 1 Dermacentor * 34 Margaropus 3 Rhipicentor 2 Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) * 5 Rhipicephalus 74 Nuttalliellidae Nuttalliella 1 Argasidae Argas * 58 Carios 88 Ornithodoros * 35 Otobius 3 Laelaptidae Gammaridacarus 1 Toplam 878 * Ulkemizde gorulen kene turleri Tablo 3.
Parasite Location Prevalence (a) Apicomplexa Eimeria pilarensis NM 1/12 (8%) Eimeria rioarribaensis NM 4/22 (18%) MX (b) 1/21 (5%) Trematoda Plagiorchis micracanthos SD 1/1 (100%) Nematoda Longibucca lasiura CAN (d) 1/10 (10%) Acari Leptotrombidium myotis SD not stated MT 1/6 (17%) OR not stated Macronyssidae (nymphs) CA 1/1 (100%) (c) Macronyssus crosbyi NM 1/1 (100%) Ornithodoros sp.