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High Prevalence of Granulocytic Ehrlichiae and Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato in Ixodes ricinus Ticks from Bulgaria

By Iva Christova, Leo Schouls, Ingrid van de Pol, Jinho Park, Stefan Panayotov, Viktoria Lefterova, Todor Kantardjiev and J. Stephen Dumler

Abstract

Bulgarian Ixodes ricinus ticks were examined for Ehrlichia and Borrelia coinfection: 34 and 32% of adult ticks and at least 2 and 10% of nymphs were positive for these infections, respectively. Coinfections and dual or triple Borrelia infections were frequent, although Ehrlichia phagocytophila heterogeneity was minimal. Multiple tick-borne bacteria coexist in I. ricinus ticks in southeastern Europe

Topics: Chlamydiology and Rickettsiology
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Year: 2001
DOI identifier: 10.1128/JCM.39.11.4172-4174.2001
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:88509
Provided by: PubMed Central
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