Dermacentor variabilis

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Related to Dermacentor variabilis: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Dermacentor andersoni
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Synonyms for Dermacentor variabilis

common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia

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First transcriptome of the testis-vas deferens-male accessory gland and proteome of the spermatophore from Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae).
An endosymbiotic conidial fungus, Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, protects the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, from desiccation imposed by an entomopathogenic fungus.
Dermacentor variabilis ticks are known to carry R rickettsii, the causative agent of RMSF, and R montanensis, a rickettsia of unknown human pathogenicity.
rickettsii is the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say).
No protein belonging to the Dermacentor variabilis integral proteins (DVIP) subfamily was found.
(16.) Johnson EM, Ewing SA, Barker RW, Fox JC, Crow DW, Kocan KM (1998) Experimental transmission of Ehrlichia canis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) by Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae).
Evaluation of an imidacloprid (8.8% w/w)-permethrin (44% w/w) topical spot-on and a fipronil (9.8% w/w)-(S)-methoprene (8.8% w/w) topical spot-on to repel, prevent attachment, and kill adult Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Dermacentor variabilis ticks on dogs.
Key words: Didelphis virginiana, Procyon lotor, Mephitis mephitis, Dermacentor variabilis, Didelphilichus serrifer, Pulex simulans, Euhoplopsyllus glacialis affins, Neotrichodectes mephiditis, ectoparasites, Nebraska
(4,5) In the Southeast US, TP is usually transmitted by Dermacentor variabilis, the American dog tick (Figure 2).
79/80 98.8 9.85 [+ or -] 5.90 Pulex irritans, male 72/80 90.0 3.24 [+ or -] 2.30 Pulex simulans, male 8/80 10.0 0.10 [+ or -] 0.03 Spilopsyllus inaequalis 1/80 1.3 0.01 [+ or -] 0.12 Dactylopsylla percernis 1/80 1.3 0.01 [+ or -] 0.12 Ixodes sculptus 4/80 5.0 0.14 [+ or -] 0.63 Dermacentor variabilis 1/80 1.3 0.01 [+ or -] 0.12 Total number Intensity (a) of specimens Ectoparasite (mean [+ or -] SE) Range collected Pulex spp.
During the early years of the program, almost all of the ticks submitted were American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis).
Comparative vector competence of Dermacentor variabilis and Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) for the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
A well-known disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is caused by a bacteria that is carried by the tick Dermacentor andersoni (found in the Western US) and Dermacentor variabilis (found in East, Central, and Pacific parts of the U.S.).