molecular survey of zoonotic agents in rodents and other small mammals in croatia.croatia is a focus for many rodent-borne zoonosis. here, we report a survey of 242 rodents and small mammals, including 43 myodes glareolus, 131 apodemus flavicollis, 53 apodemus agrarius, three apodemus sylvaticus, six sorex araneus, four microtus arvalis, one microtus agrestis, and one muscardinus avellanarius, collected at eight sites in croatia over an 8-year period. multiplex masstag polymerase chain reaction (pcr) was used for detection of borrelia, rickettsia, bartonella, babesia, ehrlich ...201626711522
francisella species in ticks and animals, iberian peninsula.the presence of francisella species in 2134 ticks, 93 lagomorphs and 280 small mammals from the iberian peninsula was studied. overall, 19 ticks and 6 lagomorphs were positive for francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica, suggesting, as described for other regions, that lagomorphs may have an important role in the maintenance of f. tularensis in nature. of the 6 positive lagomorphs, 4 were identified as the european rabbit, oryctogalus cuniculus. additionally, 353 ticks and 3 small mammals were ...201626520052
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