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The ecology of ticks in the Tribec and Hronský Inovec Mountains.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5298541     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Ecological studies on ticks are an essential part of epidemiological investigations on arbovirus infections. The paper deals with the distribution, bionomy, trophic relationships and rearing of ticks in the laboratory and refers to the role of Ixodes ricinus ticks as vectors of the tick-borne encephalitis virus. The ticks that are common to the region are I. ricinus, I. hexagonus, I. trianguliceps, Haemaphysalis concinna, H. punctata, H. inermis and Dermacentor marginatus. I. ricinus, which is very widely distributed, is the principal vector of tick-borne encephalitis. The hosts, both mammals and birds, of the different stages (larvae, nymphs and adults) of the ticks are listed.
J Nosek; M Lichard; M Sztankay
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Bulletin of the World Health Organization     Volume:  36 Suppl     ISSN:  0042-9686     ISO Abbreviation:  Bull. World Health Organ.     Publication Date:  1967  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1967-10-19     Completed Date:  1967-10-19     Revised Date:  2010-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507052     Medline TA:  Bull World Health Organ     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  49-59     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Encephalitis, Arbovirus / prevention & control*
Encephalitis, Tick-Borne / prevention & control

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