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Frequency and Distribution of Rickettsiae, Borreliae, and Ehrlichiae Detected in Human-Parasitizing Ticks, Texas, USA

Elizabeth A Mitchell, Phillip C Williamson, Peggy M Billingsley, Janel P Seals, Erin E Ferguson, Michael S Allen
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2016, 22 (2): 312-5
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To describe the presence and distribution of tickborne bacteria and their vectors in Texas, USA, we screened ticks collected from humans during 2008-2014 for Rickettsia, Borrelia, and Ehrlichia spp. Thirteen tick species were identified, and 23% of ticks carried bacterial DNA from at least 1 of the 3 genera tested.

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