Ixodes ricinus


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Related to Ixodes ricinus: Lyme disease, Castor bean tick
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Noun1.Ixodes ricinus - parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humansIxodes ricinus - parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans; can transmit looping ill in sheep (acute viral disease of the nervous system); a vector for Lyme disease spirochete
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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Es endemico en las regiones donde estan distribuidos los vectores de los complejos Ixodes ricinus e I.
The main tick vector for TBE virus, Ixodes ricinus, prefers leaf litter and the lower vegetation layers of temperate deciduous and mixed forests.
PHE's tick surveillance scheme has consistently received records of Ixodes ricinus ticks (which are common in the UK and can transmit Lyme disease to humans) from the area since 2008 with the majority of records from humans received during the months of June, July and August.
There are several different species of ticks in the UK but the most common tick we see in the clinics at Donaldson's Vets are a tick called Ixodes ricinus.
Sympatric Ixodes trianguliceps and Ixodes ricinus ticks feeding on field voles (Microtus agrestis): potential for increased risk of Anaplasma phagocytophilun in the United Kingdom.
Preventive effect of permethrin-impregnated clothing to Ixodes ricinus ticks and associated Borrelia burgdorferi s.
In Europe, Lyme Disease can also be the result of Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii infections which are typically transmitted by Ixodes ricinus.
microplus larvae, a one-host tick, and Ixodes ricinus, a three-host tick with a broad host spectrum have been evaluated.
Based upon similarities with recognized human clinical syndromes in Europe that were of unknown etiology, but associated with the bite of Ixodes ricinus ticks, the causative agent was isolated from North American Ixodes scapularis ticks in 1982 [2], and subsequently named Borrelia burgdorferi [3, 4].
We pushed the species identification, either globally the following species: Ixodes ricinus (A), Rhipicephalus bursa (B) and Rhipicephalus turanicus (c) (Fig 3).
Ixodes ricinus density and infection prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato along a North-facing altitudinal gradient in the Rhone Valley (Switzerland).
The castor bean tick Ixodes ricinus, a European species that carries Lyme disease, faces an engineering problem: Its needlelike mouthparts are good at piercing but useless for hanging on during long periods of feeding.