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Volume 13, Number 5—May 2007

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Environmental Source of Candida dubliniensis

Miles A. Nunn*Comments to Author , Stefanie M. Schäfer*, Michael A. Petrou†, and Jillian R.M. Brown*
Author affiliations: *National Environment Research Council Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Oxford, England, United Kingdom; †Hammersmith Hospital National Health Service Trust, London, England, United Kingdom;

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Table 1

Male and female ticks positive for fungi in culture*

Site No positive/no. examined
Male Female Both sexes
Happy Hole West (HHW)–1 0/26 0/25 0/51
HHW-2 0/17 0/23 0/40
Labour in Vain (LIV)–1 5/30 8/29 13/59†
LIV-2 5/23 4/20 9/43‡

*Adult Ixodes uriae ticks were collected from within 2 guillemot-breeding colonies on Great Saltee on August 25, 2004. The ticks were stored frozen and processed by M.A.N on November 11, 2005. (HHW-1 and LIV-1) and 20. 07.06 (HHW-2 and LIV-2).

†Isolates SL370, SL371, SL375, SL387, SL397, SL407, SL410, SL411, SL413, SL414, SL417, SL422, and SL429.

‡Isolates SL495, SL497, SL500, SL501, SL509, SL510, SL522, SL529, and SL531.

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