trombiculid


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trom·bic·u·lid

(trom-bik'yū-lid),
Common name for members of the family Trombiculidae.

trom·bic·u·lid

(trom-bik'yū-lid)
Common name for members of the family Trombiculidae.

trombiculid

a member of the Trombiculidae family of mites whose parasitic larvae (chiggers) infest vertebrates causing trombiculidiasis.
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Transmission of Rickettsia tsutsugamushi from Apodemus speciosus, a wild rodent, to larval trombiculid mites during the feeding process.
Even though the existence of scrub typhus has never been recorded in Chile, its vector, the trombiculid mite (Acari: Trombiculidae), has been recently described in wetlands from a distant region of southern Chile, although not on Chiloe Island (18).
Scrub typhus, caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, is a severe febrile illness transmitted to humans by trombiculid mites, which normally feed on rodents.
Scrub typhus, a rickettsial disease caused by Orientia tsutsugamushi, is spread by biting larval trombiculid mites.
tsutsugamushi), which is transmitted by the bites of the larvae of several species of trombiculid mites (commonly called "chiggers") (2).
Scrub typhus is a rickettsial disease caused by the bacteria Orientia tsutsugamushi and is transmitted to humans from the bite of a larval trombiculid mite.
First, infection with Orientia tsutsugamushi is associated with production of all-female broods in the trombiculid mite, Leptotrombidium fletcheri (18,19); in this example, the nature of the resultant sex-ratio distortion (primary vs.