African Swine Fever Virus DNA in Soft Ticks, Senegal
Laurence Vial* , Barbara Wieland†, Ferran Jori*‡, Eric Etter*§, Linda Dixon¶, and François Roger*
Author affiliations: *French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development, Montpellier, France; †Royal Veterinary College, Hatfield, United Kingdom; ‡University of Pretoria, Onderstepoort, South Africa; §Institut Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles, Dakar, Senegal; ¶Institute for Animal Health, Pirbright, United Kingdom;
Figure 2. Favorable and unfavorable habitats examined for Ornithodoros sonrai. A) Favorable rodent or insectivore burrows infested with O. sonrai inside pig buildings. B) Unfavorable warthog burrows negative for O. sonrai dug under a termite mound. The portable gasoline-powered vacuum cleaner used for tick collection is also shown.
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