molecular evidence of coxiella-like microorganism harbored by haemaphysalis concinnae ticks in the russian far east.twenty female imago of haemaphysalis concinnae ticks collected from wild vegetation in may of 2001 in the obor region near khabarovsk in the russian far east were studied. dna was extracted with commercially available kits following manufacturer's instructions. we used broad range primers sfg3 and sfg6 proposed for amplification of 16s ribosomal rna gene's portion of spotted fever group rickettsia. initial amplification resulted in positive results in all 20 ticks. direct sequencing of five rand ...200312860630
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