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A rickettsial mixed infection in a Dermacentor variabilis tick from Ohio.

Authors
  • Carmichael, Jennifer R
  • Fuerst, Paul A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2006
Volume
1078
Pages
334–337
Identifiers
PMID: 17114734
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We present the first report of superinfection in a Dermacentor variabilis tick from nature. The single tick, collected in Ohio, was found infected with Rickettsia belli, R. nontanensis, and R. rickettsii.

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