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deep mitochondrial dna lineage divergences within alberta populations of dermacentor albipictus (acari: ixodidae) do not indicate distinct species.the winter tick dermacentor albipictus (packard) has a single-host life cycle that allows it to reach severe infestation levels on ungulates, particularly moose. genotypic variation within these and related ticks has been a source of taxonomic confusion, although the continuity in their morphology and life history has generally been interpreted as indicating the existence of a single species. to further investigate this variation, we sequenced regions of two mitochondrial dna (mtdna) genes (coi ...201020695271
tularemia, plague, yersiniosis, and tyzzer's disease in wild rodents and lagomorphs in canada: a review.information related to infection of wild rodents or lagomorphs in canada by francisella tularensis, yersinia pestis, other yersinia spp., and clostridium piliforme was searched for this study. reports on tularemia in humans linked to these species came from diagnostic databases, literature, wildlife health specialists, and public health agencies. tularemia has been diagnosed in 8 species of wild rodent and 2 species in the genus lepus in canada. tularemia occurred in wild animals, or in humans a ...200920190973
selected microbial agents in snowshoe hares and other vertebrates of alberta.serologic surveillance of populations of snowshoe hares and other vertebrate species of north-central alberta from 1961 to 1969, revealed activity of one bacterial and eight viral agents. the most prevalent agents infecting the snowshoe hare were california encephalitis and silverwater viruses, while in other vertebrates california encephalitis and western equine encephalomyelitis viruses were the most common. the role of the snowshoe hare in the natural history of the agents is considered as is ...197016512159
a serological survey of rural dogs and cats on the southwestern canadian prairie for zoonotic pathogens.a survey for antibodies against agents of plague, tularemia, and rocky mountain spotted fever (rmsf), and against sin nombre hantavirus (snv), bartonella henselae and b. clarridgeiae was conducted in the summer of 1995 using serum from rural dogs and cats living in the vicinity of four public parks in southeastern alberta and southwestern saskatchewan. antibodies to all pathogens were detected in all survey areas. overall prevalence rates were 0.075 for yersinia pestis, 0.089 for francisella tul ...200111257996
tularemia in canada: francisella tularensis agglutinins in alberta ground squirrel sera. 1978638920
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