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Effects of host-immunity on the life cycle of Hyalomma rufipes Koch, 1844 (Ixodoidea: Ixodidae).
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6714847     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Studies of the effects of host-immunity on the life cycle of Hyalomma rufipes were carried out by allowing the ticks to feed on New Zealand white rabbits under laboratory conditions. The immunity of the rabbit host significantly affected the life cycle of this tick, reducing the percentage recovery of engorged females, their engorged weights and the total number of eggs laid by these females. The viability of the eggs laid by them was also considerably reduced compared to the eggs laid by females fed on naive rabbit hosts. The effects of host immunity were also revealed in the tendency towards three-host development of this species, which otherwise behaved as a two-host tick when fed on non-immune rabbit hosts.
M H Rahman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia parasitologica     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0015-5683     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Parasitol.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-06-21     Completed Date:  1984-06-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0065750     Medline TA:  Folia Parasitol (Praha)     Country:  CZECHOSLOVAKIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Host-Parasite Interactions
Tick Infestations / immunology,  parasitology*
Ticks / physiology*

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