Dermacentor


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Dermacentor

[′dər·mə‚sen·tər]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of ticks, important as vectors of disease.
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a spotted fever group rickettsia associated with Dermacentor ticks in Europe and Russia.
Instar development and disengagement rate of engorged female winter ticks, Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae), following single- and trickle-exposure of moose (Alces alces).
Identification of the adults, nymphs and larvae of ticks of the genus Dermacentor Koch (Ixodidae) in the western United States.
The analysis of a large series of patients reporting the common clinical signs of enlarged regional lymph nodes associated with the tick bite led to the names that have been used to designate this rickettsial disease, tick-borne lymphadenopathy (TIBOLA) and Dermacentor -borne-necrosis-erythema lymphadenopathy (8,9).
Degeneration in female Dermacentor variabilis appears to be due to programmed cell death.
Among the PCR-positive ticks two were Amblyomma americanum, two were Dermacentor variabilis, while 17 (81%) were Ixodes scapularis.
rickettsii (the cause of Rocky Mountain spotted fever) in Dermacentor species ticks.
did not detect HRTV RNA in Dermacentor variabilis, the American dog tick (4), but additional tick species inhabit northern New England.
18) (p671) Dermacentor occidentalis, the Pacific Coast tick, is the vector of Rickettsia 346D and occurs throughout California and in parts of Oregon.
Besides the two major tick vectors, other species of Haemaphysalis, Ixodes, Hyalomma, Dermacentor and Rhipicephalus are capable of transmitting the pathogen.
Dermacentor variabilis was the most abundant of four species of ticks collected from hosts.
Ovipositional development and fecundity of Dermacentor albipictus (Acari: Ixodidae) from moose.