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Background: The tick population of Africa includes several important genera belonging to the family Ixodidae. Many of these ticks are vectors of protozoan and rickettsial pathogens including Theileria parva that causes East Coast fever, a debilitating cattle disease endemic to eastern, central and...

Rothen, J.; Githaka, N.; Kanduma, E. G.; Olds, C.; Pflüger, V.; Mwaura, S.; Bishop, R. P.; Daubenberger, C.
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Parasites and Vectors, 2016, 9, 151, pp (15 March 2016)