Ma, Shi-Fa


First detection of Candidatus Rickettsia tarasevichiae in Hyalomma marginatum ticks

Su et al. (2024). PLOS ONE 19 (2)
Ca. Rickettsia tarasevichiae
Ticks are important vectors of zoonotic diseases and play a major role in the circulation and transmission of many rickettsial species. The aim of this study was to investigate the carriage of Candidatus Rickettsia tarasevichiae (CRT) in a total of 1168 ticks collected in Inner Mongolia to elucidate the potential public health risk of this pathogen, provide a basis for infectious disease prevention, control and prediction and contribute diagnostic ideas for clinical diseases that present with fe