Gulf Coast Ticks (Amblyomma maculatum) and Rickettsia parkeri, United States
John W. Sumner*, Lance A. Durden†, Jerome Goddard‡, Ellen Y. Stromdahl§, Kerry L. Clark¶, Will K. Reeves*, and Christopher D. Paddock*
Author affiliations: *Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA; †Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA; ‡Mississippi Department of Health, Jackson, Mississippi, USA; §US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA; ¶University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA;
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