(11) On the other hand, argasid
ticks prefer to live in more sheltered environments, such as animal nests, caves, and crevices.
and nuttalliellid tick as parasites and vectors.
Experimental transmissions of the spotted fevers of the United States, Colombia, and Brazil by the argasid
tick Ornithodors parkeri.
During the 2007 and 2009 study periods, we collected 369 rodents and insectivores and 222 ixodid and 128 argasid
ticks from 6 localities in Kyrgyzstan (Figure 1; Table 1) in accordance with animal subject review boards of Texas Tech University and the State University of New York at Buffalo.
and nuttallielid ticks as parasites and vectors.
tested Carios kelleyi ticks, argasid
tick species found on bats, from residential and community buildings in Iowa, for Anaplasma, Bartonella, Borrelia, Coxiella, and Rickettsia spp.
For example, a novel spirochete that is closely related to the relapsing fever agent Borrelia turicatae has recently been detected in Carios kelleyi, an argasid
bat tick (2,3).
To the Editor: Tick-borne relapsing fever in western North America is a zoonosis caused by spirochetes in the genus Borrelia that are transmitted by argasid
ticks of the genus Ornithodoros (1).
Ixodid and argasid
tick species and West Nile virus.
Tickborne relapsing fever in humans in North America is most often caused by the spirochete Borrelia hermsii, which is transmitted by its argasid
tick vector, Ornithodoros hermsi (1).
heilongjiangensis infections, and as a reaction to argasid
tick bites (21-23).