alexa Detection of a new Borrelia species in ticks taken from cattle in Southwest Ethiopia.
Immunology

Immunology

Immunogenetics: Open Access

Author(s): Oleg Mediannikov, Alemseged Abdissa, Cristina Socolovschi, Diatta, JeanFranois Trape

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We collected 284 ticks in Ethiopia (109 Amblyomma cohaerens, 173 Rhipicephalus decoloratus, and 2 Rhipicephalus praetextatus). We found no rickettsiae and bartonellae. In 7.3% of the A. cohaerens, we found a Borrelia sp. that may represent a new species distant from both relapsing fever group and Lyme borreliae.

This article was published in Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases and referenced in Immunogenetics: Open Access

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