short report: thai tick typhus, rickettsia honei, and a unique rickettsia detected in ixodes granulatus (ixodidae: acari) from thailand.a unique rickettsia species (rickettsia thailandii sp. nov.) was identified in an ixodes granulatus by use of polymerase chain reaction heteroduplex mobility assay by use of segments of the citrate synthase gene. this tick was collected from rattus rattus from nakhon ratchasima province in 1970. another i. granulatus was infected with thai tick typhus strain tt-118, rickettsia honei sp. nov. stenos, roux, walker & raoult; this tick was removed from a r. rattus collected 4 years later from the sa ...200111716110
animal reservoirs and potential vectors of leishmania siamensis in southern thailand.leishmania siamensis is newly described as the causative pathogen of autochthonous leishmaniasis in thailand. potential vectors and animal reservoirs of l. siamensis are not thoroughly studied. an environmental survey was carried out in the affected area in two provinces in southern thailand: songkhla and nakhon si thammarat. ninety-nine villagers, 378 sandflies, and potential animal reservoirs were examined. leishmania dna amplicon was identified in two species of female sandflies, sergentomyia ...201424964648
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