A total of 1,523 adult Ixodes ricinus ticks were collected from regions where bovine ehrlichiosis is endemic and were examined for Ehrlichia phagocytophila via PCR. Of the ticks from cattle with ehrlichiosis, the ticks from healthy cattle, and the free-living ticks, 26.5% (18 of 68), 4.4% (35 of 802), and 0.8% (5 of 653), respectively, were positive.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Microbiology|
|State||Published - 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)