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Throughout North America, Dermacentor spp. ticks are often found feeding on animals and humans, and are known to transmit pathogens, including the Rocky Mountain spotted fever agent. To better define the identity and distribution of Dermacentor spp. removed from dogs and cats in the United States,...

Author(s)
Duncan, K. T.; Saleh, M. N.; Sundstrom, K. D.; Little, S. E.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2021, 58, 3, pp 1241-1247
Abstract

In the United States, Dermacentor variabilis and Dermacentor andersoni are considered key vectors for Rickettsia rickettsii, the causative agent of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Through regional surveillance, a wide diversity of Rickettsia spp. have been documented in D. variabilis, and Dermacentor ...

Author(s)
Duncan, K. T.; Grant, A.; Johnson, B.; Sundstrom, K. D.; Saleh, M. N.; Little, S. E.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2021, 21, 12, pp 911-920
Abstract

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is a potentially fatal tick-borne disease in people and dogs. RMSF is reported in the United States and several countries in North, Central, and South America. The causative agent of this disease, Rickettsia rickettsii, is transmitted by several species of ticks, ...

Author(s)
Alhassan, A.; Liu HuiTao; McGill, J.; Cerezo, A.; Jakkula, L. U. M. R.; Nair, A. D. S.; Winkley, E.; Olson, S.; Marlow, D.; Sahni, A.; Narra, H. P.; Sahni, S.; Henningson, J.; Ganta, R. R.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, D.C., USA
Citation
Infection and Immunity, 2019, 87, 2, pp e00628-18
Abstract

The expanding geographic ranges of tick species that are known pathogen vectors can have implications for human, domestic animal, and wildlife health. Although Alaska is home to several hard tick species, it has historically been outside of the range of the most common medically important ticks in...

Author(s)
Hahn, M. B.; Disler, G.; Durden, L. A.; Coburn, S.; Witmer, F.; George, W.; Beckmen, K.; Gerlach, R.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2020, 11, 5,
Abstract

During 2010-2016, tick specimens were solicited from veterinarians, biologists, and members of the public in Alaska. Eight species of ticks were recorded from domestic dogs. Some ticks were collected from dogs with recent travel histories to other countries or other U.S. states, which appears to...

Author(s)
Durden, L. A.; Beckmen, K. B.; Gerlach, R. F.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2016, 53, 6, pp 1391-1395
Abstract

Author(s)
Herrin, B.
Publisher
Eastern States Veterinary Association, Inc (NAVC), Glen Mills, USA
Citation
Today's Veterinary Practice, 2019, 9, 3, pp 20-25
Abstract

Ticks of the genus Dermacentor are important vectors of human and animal pathogens in North America. They also carry a variety of endosymbiotic (i.e. non-pathogenic) bacteria. The American dog tick, D. variabilis, is known to be infected with gammaproteobacteria of the genus Arsenophonus. However,...

Author(s)
Dergousoff, S. J.; Chilton, N. B.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2010, 52, 1, pp 85-91
Abstract

The article discussed the effects of climate change on tick distribution and the diseases ticks transmit in man, dogs, cats and livestock. Such parasites include Ixodes scapularis, Ixodes pacificus, Dermacentor variabilis, Dermacentor andersoni, Dermacentor occidentalis, Amblyomma americanum, ...

Author(s)
Foley, J. E.; Nieto, N. C.
Publisher
Veterinary Learning Systems Inc., Yardley, USA
Citation
Veterinary Technician, 2010, 31, 6, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Author(s)
Troxel, M.
Publisher
Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA
Citation
NAVC Clinician's Brief, 2014, No.January, pp 75-79
Abstract

This work describes the active ingredients in the currently available EPA-approved spot-on flea and tick control products for dogs. The major chemical classes are presented as well as the mode of action and absorption and distribution properties for the individual active ingredients. Moreover, EPA...

Author(s)
Guerrero, J.
Publisher
The Hartz Mountain Corporation, Secaucus, USA
Citation
Canine flea and tick control: a reference guide to EPA-approved spot-on products, 2009, pp 35 pp.

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