serological surveillance of scrub typhus, murine typhus, and leptospirosis in small mammals captured at twin bridges training area, gyeonggi province, republic of korea, 2005-2007.soldiers from the republic of korea and the united states conduct armistice military operations at twin bridges training area (tbta) located near the demilitarized zone (dmz) and are exposed to zoonotic disease pathogens that small mammals and their potentially disease-carrying ectoparasites transmit. tbta is a 36 km2 rural training site with small villages and various forms of agriculture along its boundary. at tbta, rodents, insectivores, and their ectoparasites are commonly found in associati ...201020108842
detection of rickettsia felis and rickettsia typhi and seasonal prevalence of fleas collected from small mammals at gyeonggi province in the republic of korea.abstract fleas were collected from live-captured small mammals to identify flea-borne pathogens, host associations, and seasonal prevalence of flea species, as part of the 65th medical brigade rodent-borne disease surveillance program at 20 military installations and training sites, gyeonggi province, republic of korea, 2005-2007. a total of 1251 fleas were recovered from 2833 small mammals. apodemus agrarius, the striped field mouse, accounted for 93.1% (2,637/2,833) of all small mammals captur ...201121612536
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