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molecular detection of rickettsia rhipicephali and other spotted fever group rickettsia species in amblyomma ticks infesting wild birds in the state of minas gerais, brazil.the current study evaluated parasitism of wild birds by ticks in a fragment of atlantic forest in the state of minas gerais, brazil, and examined the ticks for rickettsial agents. birds were captured during 2014 and 2015 and ticks were identified by sequencing fragments of the 16s and 12s ribosomal dna. among 260 birds representing 19 families and 52 species, a total of 69 (26.5%) were found to be infested by larvae (ll) and/or nymphs (nn) of amblyomma longirostre (koch, 1844) (45 ll, 4 nn), amb ...201727745888
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