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Volume 14, Number 12—December 2008

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Rickettsia parkeri in Argentina

Santiago Nava, Yasmin Elshenawy, Marina E. Eremeeva, John W. Sumner, Mariano Mastropaolo, and Christopher D. PaddockComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Santa Fe, Argentina (S. Nava, M. Mastropaolo); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (Y. Elshenawy, M.E. Eremeeva, J.W. Sumner, C.D. Paddock)

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Prevalence of infection with Rickettsia parkeri in adult Amblyomma triste ticks collected in the lower Paraná River Delta, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, 2007

Collection site Month of collection No. females 
(no. positive) No. males 
(no. positive) Total no. tested (no. positive)
Reserva Natural Otamendi Jan 20 (0) 6 (0) 26 (0)
Mar 5 (0) 5 (0)
Jun 1 (0) 1 (0)
Jul 2 (1) 3 (0) 5 (1)
Nov 10 (0) 5 (0) 15 (0)

Dec

17 (3)
17 (3)
Estación Experimental, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología
Agropecuaria, Delta del Paraná
Aug 60 (5) 64 (3) 124 (8)
Nov 15 (4) 15 (4)
Dec
15 (1)

15 (1)
Total 128 (11) 95 (6) 223 (17)

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