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Pyrosequencing based assessment of bacterial diversity in Turkish Rhipicephalus annulatus and Dermacentor marginatus ticks (Acari: Ixodidae)
Ticks continue to be a threat to human and animal health in Turkey, as they are considered important vectors of human and animal diseases. The objectives of this investigation are to characterize the microbial communities ...
Morphological abnormalities in ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) feeding on humans in Central Black Sea region, Turkey
During our parasitological studies on ticks infesting humans, we noticed 127 ticks with abnormal morphology. Some of these specimens had local abnormalities including the absence of one or two legs, one porose area, one ...
Molecular detection of spotted fever group rickettsiae in ticks removed from humans in Turkey
(Elsevier Gmbh, Urban & Fischer Verlag, 2016)
A total of 229 attached hard ticks were collected from humans in Yozgat province (Turkey) in 2009. All ticks were individually examined for the presence of Spotted Fever Group (SFG) rickettsiae using the polymerase chain ...
Ticks (Acari: Ixodida) parasitizing humans in Corum and Yozgat provinces, Turkey
In order to identify ticks infesting humans in Corum and Yozgat provinces in Turkey, a total of 2110 ticks representing 14 species were collected on humans, between June and September 2009. Of those, 1551 (687a (TM),, 450a ...
A survey of ticks (Acari: Ixodida) infesting some wild animals from Sivas, Turkey
In order to determine the species composition of infesting ticks, between 2011 and 2012 a total of 1118 wild animals were captured from various regions of Zara, Sivas province, Turkey. A total of 138 ticks were obtained ...
Ticks (Acari: Ixodida) infesting humans in the provinces of Kelkit Valley, a Crimean-congo hemorrhagic fever endemic region in Turkey
Ticks are mandatory blood feeding ectoparasites leading transmission of various tick-borne pathogens to human and animals. Since 2002, thousands of human tick bites and numerous Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever cases have ...