|Document ID (ISN)||68772|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1059-924X - Journal of Agromedicine
|Convention or series no.
||Clark K.L., Wills W., Tedders S.H., Williams D.C.
||Ticks removed from dogs and animal care personnel in Orangeburg County, South Carolina
||1996, Vol.3, No.4, p.45-55. 44 ref.
||Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) were collected from animals and workers at veterinary clinics and animal shelters in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, USA from April to December 1994. A total of 623 ticks were collected; 21 from humans and 602 from dogs and cats. The most common species collected was Dermacentor variabilis, the American dog tick, known to be associated with various diseases including tick-borne rickettsial fever and tick paralysis. The medical and veterinary importance of the most frequently occurring species are discussed.
||USA; acarids; handling of animals; veterinary services; acarid infections
||tick-borne rickettsial fever; South Carolina
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Health care services