molecular detection of crimean-congo haemorrhagic fever virus (cchfv) but not west nile virus (wnv) in hard ticks from provinces in northern this study, the hard ticks collected from a variety of mammalian species (cattle, sheep, goat, buffalo) and a turtle in either coastal or inland black sea region of turkey were surveyed for the presence of rna from crimean-congo haemorrhagic fever virus (cchfv) and west nile virus (wnv). no wnv genomic rna was detected in any tick sample. however, cchfv rna was found in 29 of 421 tick pools (6.88%). positivity rates for the provinces varied and were as follows: samsun 4.38%; ordu 4.34%; gires ...201020163578
[seroprevalence of borrelia burgdorferi and tick-borne encephalitis virus in a rural area of samsun, turkey].lyme disease or lyme borreliosis is a zoonosis caused by borrelia burgdorferi transmitted by ticks, especially ixodes species. lyme borreliosis is a multi-systemic disease that invades the skin, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular and central nervous systems. tick-borne encephalitis (tbe) is an important arboviral infection caused by tick-borne encephalitis virus (tbev). the central nervous system is affected and the disease most often manifests as meningitis, encephalitis or meningoencephalitis. pr ...201222639313
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