Novel foci of Dermacentor reticulatus
ticks infected with Babesia canis and Babesia caballi in the Netherlands and in Belgium.
Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in rodents in an area with sympatric existence of the hard ticks Ixodes ricinus and Dermacentor reticulatus
Zum Vorkommen und zur vektoriellen Bedeutung der Zecken Dermacentor marginatus (Sulzer, 1776) und Dermacentor reticulatus
(Fabricius, 1794) in Deutschland.
Prevalence of the ticks Dermacentor marginatus (Sulzer, 1776) and Dermacentor reticulatus
(Fabricius, 1794) and their importance as vectors of diseases in Germany [in German].
In Poland, Ixodes ricinus ticks are widely distributed throughout the country whereas Dermacentor reticulatus
ticks are limited to the northeast region.
We report on the molecular evidence that Dermacentor reticulatus
ticks in Croatia are infected with Rickettsia helvetica (10%) or Rickettsia slovaca (2%) or co-infected with both species (1%).
The district of Braganca, in northern Portugal, was selected as study area for its vicinity with tularemia-endemic areas of Spain and because Dermacentor reticulatus
and Ixodes ricinus are well documented there (3).
Ixodes persulcatus (n = 125) and Dermacentor reticulatus
(n = 84) ticks from Western Siberia, Russia, were tested for infection with Borrelia, Anaplasma/Ehrlichia, Bartonella, and Babesia spp.