Association of different genetic types of Francisella-like organisms with the rocky mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni) and the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) in localities near their northern distributional limits

TitleAssociation of different genetic types of Francisella-like organisms with the rocky mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni) and the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) in localities near their northern distributional limits
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsSJ, D, Chilton NB
JournalApply and Environmental Microbiology
Volume78
Issue4
Start Page965
Date Published12/2011
Keywordsdermacentor, francisella, ticks
Abstract

Dermacentor andersoni and Dermacentor variabilis from allopatric and sympatric populations near their northern distributional limits were examined for the presence of Francisella species using molecular techniques that targeted 373 bp of the 16S rRNA gene.

URLhttp://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/22179251