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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tubercuiatum larvae Feb (#) 0/182 (0) ([double dagger]) Dermacentor variabiiis Jun-Aug 0/10 (0) adults Ixodes scapuiaris adults Oct-Mar NT Tick species and stage PME Rickettsia spp.
The classification of adult ticks Species Adult male Adult female Total Hyalomma marginatum 1 0 1(7%) Ixodes ricinus 0 4 4(29%) Rhipicephalus turanicus 6 0 6(43%) Rhipicephalus sanguineus 1 0 1(7%) Dermacentor niveus 1 0 1(7%) Haemapyhsalis otophila 0 1 1(7%) Total 9 5 14(100%)
spinigera) (37, 38), las cuales son mas abundantes en regiones endemicas, aunque tambien puede ser transmitido por los generos Ixodes, Dermacentor y Rhipicephalus (1, 30, 38).
Winter tick (Dermacentor albipictus) ecology and transmission in Elk Island National Park, Alberta.
felis are the Tone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum), which is considered the predominant carrier of the disease, and the American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis).
The American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis) feeds on dogs and humans and can spread Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Dermacentor variabilis, A americanum and A maculatum ticks analyzed for Rickettsia species.
BRAVECTO Topical for dogs kills adult fleas and is indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis) and the treatment and control of tick infestations Ixodes scapularis (black-legged tick), Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick),and Rhipicephalus sanguineus (brown dog tick) for 12 weeks in dogs and puppies six months of age and older, and weighing 4.4 pounds or greater.
The American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say), is the primary vector responsible for transmission of R.