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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Most common is the sheep tick (Ixodes ricinus), active in warmer months.
Ixodes ricinus and its transmitted pathogens in urban and peri-urban areas in Europe: new hazards and relevance for public health.
There are four different common types of ticks in the UK: sheep tick (ixodes ricinus) this is the most common tick found in grassland, moorland, heath and woodland, found in suburban and urban areas.
The European climate is already suitable for the transmission of Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis which are spread by ticks (primarily Ixodes ricinus) -- with an estimated 65,000 cases of Lyme borreliosis a year in the European Union, and a 400 per cent rise in reported cases of TBE in European endemic areas over the past 30 years (partly due to enhanced surveillance and diagnosis).
Ixodes ricinus was detected in Denizli, Izmir, Manisa, Mugla, Antalya and Burdur provinces with the highest prevalence detected in Mugla (0.19%).
There were 14 adult ticks including 1 Hyalomma marginatum, 1 Rhipicephalus sanguineus, 4 Ixodes ricinus, 6 Rhipicephalus turanicus (Table III).
Es transmitida por garrapatas de la familia Ixodidae (Burgdorfer, Hayes, & Corwin, 1989), siendo Ixodes ricinus el vector mas comun en la transmision de la infeccion en Europa e I.
"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.
Lyme disease is caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted through the bite of infected Ixodes ricinus ticks.
Revisited: Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infections in hard ticks (Ixodes ricinus) in the city of Hanover (Germany).