ixodes


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Noun1.ixodes - type genus of the family IxodidaeIxodes - type genus of the family Ixodidae  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
deer tick, Ixodes dammini - a northeastern tick now recognized as same species as Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes neotomae - a tick that usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to dusky-footed wood rats
Ixodes pacificus, western black-legged tick - a tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California
black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis - parasitic on mice of genus Peromyscus and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in eastern United States (especially New England); northern form was for a time known as Ixodes dammini (deer tick)
Ixodes ricinus, sheep tick, sheep-tick - 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
Ixodes persulcatus - bites humans; a vector for Lyme disease spirochete
Ixodes dentatus - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
Ixodes spinipalpis - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
Translations

ixodes

n. ixodes, género que incluye garrapatas y otros ácaros.
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Babesiosis is caused by Babesia parasites that are transmitted by Ixodes scapularis ticks, called blacklegged or deer ticks.
The goal is that nootkatone can one day be used not just against the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits Zika virus, but also for the benefit of global public health against other important biting pests, such as Ixodes tick vectors of Lyme disease and the mosquitoes that spread West Nile and other viruses.
Prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi in Ixodes Ticks in Europe and the United States
The inference that temperature thresholds have a strong impact on tick survival fits with a growing body of evidence showing that the ranges of Ixodes ticks in Europe are limited by cold temperatures.
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.
miyamotoi infection rates in field-collected nymphal Ixodes ticks.
Krause explained that coinfection involves the entire tick-reservoir host cycle, noting that "a total of seven different human pathogens are transmitted by Ixodes scapularis ticks.
She notes that Ixodes ticks have three blood-feeding life stages and, during each one, they feed on a different vertebrate animal.
com)-- Ixodes AG, a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing therapeutic products for the prevention of Lyme Disease, today announced that the company has reached agreement with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the phase III protocol according to the Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) for its lead product candidate, Ixogel[R], for the prevention of Lyme Disease after a tick bite.
The researchers performed DNA sequencing, microscopy, or culturing of the diagnostic specimens (five blood and one synovial), as well as oppA1 PCR testing of Ixodes scapularis ticks (black-legged or "deer" ticks) from regions of suspected patient tick exposure.
miyamotoi infections are transmitted by the same ixodid ticks that carry Lyme disease, Ixodes scapularis, the eastern blacklegged tick, and I.
Lyme disease is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks of the Ixodes type.