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ar·ga·sid

(ar-gas'id),
Common name for members of the family Argasidae.

ar·ga·sid

(ahr'gǎ-sid)
Common name for members of the family Argasidae.
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(11) On the other hand, argasid ticks prefer to live in more sheltered environments, such as animal nests, caves, and crevices.
Argasid turlerinin cogu insanlar bu oyuklara insanlar girdigi zaman veya kenelerle enfeste kuslar veya kemiricilerde ayni ortamda yasadigi zaman bulasabilir, yani yumusak kenelerin insanlarla temas olasiligi sik degildir.
Argasid 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.
Argasid 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).
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).