Tag: ticks

Monitoring the Process and Characterizing Symptoms of Suckling Mouse Inoculation Promote Isolating Viruses from Ticks

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. Suckling mouse inoculation is an important method that has been used for years to isolate viruses from ticks; however, this method has usually been briefly described in the literature on a case-by-case basis upon successful isolation rather than providing extensive details. This study describes the procedure from […]

Mild Infections with Multiple Spotted Fever Grouped Rickettsia Species among Forest Rangers with Tick Bites

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal.   Tick-borne rickettsiae are increasingly recognized to cause human infections; however, a complete clinical spectrum is lacking. This surveillance study was conducted among forest rangers with tick bites to describe the clinical manifestations. One hundred fifty-nine blood samples were obtained from individuals bitten by ticks and 780 tick […]

Bacterial Microbiota in Unfed Ticks (Dermacentor nuttalli) From Xinjiang Detected Through 16S rDNA Amplicon Sequencing and Culturomics

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. Ruifu Yang and colleagues from Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China, Xinjiang University, Urumqi, China and The Center for Disease Control and Prevention of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Urumqi, China review bacterial microbiota in unfed ticks (Dermacentor nuttalli) from Xinjiang detected through 16S rDNA Amplicon […]