Ixodes spinipalpis


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Noun1.Ixodes spinipalpis - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
hard tick, ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
genus Ixodes, Ixodes - type genus of the family Ixodidae
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Transmission of the agent human granulocytic ehrlichiosis by Ixodes spinipalpis ticks: Evidence of an enzoonotic cycle of dual infection with Borrelia burgdorferi in northern Colorado.
Transmission of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis by Ixodes spinipalpis ticks: evidence of an enzootic cycle of dual infection with Borrelia burgdorferi in northern Colorado.
Use of a sentinel host system to study the questing behavior of Ixodes spinipalpis and its role in the transmission of Borrelia bissetai, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, and Babesia microti.