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first detection of borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato dna in king penguins (aptenodytes patagonicus halli).the hard tick ixodes uriae parasitises a wide range of seabird species in the circumpolar areas of both northern and southern hemispheres and has been shown to be infected with borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, the bacterial agents of lyme borreliosis. although it is assumed that seabirds represent viable reservoir hosts, direct demonstrations of infection are limited to a single study from the northern hemisphere. here, the blood of 50 tick-infested adult king penguins (aptenodytes patagonicus h ...201425150726
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