prevalence of rickettsiales (anaplasma phagocytophilum and rickettsia spp.) in hard ticks (ixodes ricinus) in the city of hamburg, narrow the gap of missing knowledge on rickettsia spp. and anaplasma phagocytophilum infections in ticks in northwestern germany and, at the same time, to provide first prevalence data on these pathogens in the city of hamburg, a total of 1,400 questing ixodes ricinus ticks were collected at ten different public green areas from april until october 2011. ticks were examined using probe-based quantitative real-time pcr. a percentage of 3.6% (51/1,400) ticks were tested positive for a. phagocyt ...201424728556
[seroprevalence of anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in dogs in germany].to determine the prevalence of anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in germany serum samples from 1124 dogs that were under suspicion of having anaplasmosis were examined. the samples were tested by an indirect immunofluorescence test (oft) for antibodies to a. phagocytophilum. the geographical origin of positive cases were analysed with an geographic information system. antibodies to a. phagocytophilum were found in 563 (50.1%) of the tested dogs. 166 dogs came from saarland, 161 from north rhine- ...200617009720
borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and co-infections with anaplasma phagocytophilum and rickettsia spp. in ixodes ricinus in hamburg, obtain initial data on borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (spirochaetales: spirochaetaceae) in ixodes ricinus (ixodida: ixodidae) ticks in hamburg, germany, 1400 questing ticks were collected by flagging at 10 different public recreation areas in 2011 and analysed using probe-based quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction. the overall rate of infection with b. burgdorferi s.l. was 34.1%; 30.0% of adults were infected (36.7% of females and 26.0% of males), as were 34.5% of nymphs. signifi ...201526096626
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