A novel Rickettsia species detected in Vole Ticks (Ixodes angustus) from Western Canada

TitleA novel Rickettsia species detected in Vole Ticks (Ixodes angustus) from Western Canada
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsInstead CA, Chilton NB
JournalApplied and Environmental Microbiology
Volume79
Start Page7583
Issue24
Date Published09/2013
Keywordsangustus, ixodes, rickettsia, ticks
Abstract

The genomic DNA of ixodid ticks from western Canada was tested by PCR for the presence of Rickettsia. No rickettsiae were detected in Ixodes sculptus, whereas 18% of the I. angustus and 42% of the Dermacentor andersoni organisms examined were PCR positive for Rickettsia

URLhttp://europepmc.org/abstract/MED/24077705