argasid tick

argasid tick

tick belonging to the family Argasidae.
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Experimental transmissions of the spotted fevers of the United States, Colombia, and Brazil by the argasid tick Ornithodors parkeri.
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.
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).
Ixodid and argasid tick species and West Nile virus.
heilongjiangensis infections, and as a reaction to argasid tick bites (21-23).
Therefore, tick-borne transmission studies were performed with an ixodid (Ixodes ricinus) and an argasid tick species (Ornithodoros moubata).
Coxiella-like endosymbiont in argasid ticks (Ornitltodoros muesebecki) from a Socotra cormorant colony in Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates.
Argasid ticks feed fast, but take in small volumes of blood in each meal, contrasting with Ixodid ticks, which have a longer-feeding process and ingest large amounts of blood.
Genus Argas belongs to argasid ticks and has a great veterinary importance especially in poultry throughout the world (Jongejan and Uilenberg, 2004).
Argasid ticks can also release pathogens through excess liquid excreted from the coxal glands located adjacent to the first segment (coxa) of the front legs.