Humans Infected with Relapsing Fever Spirochete Borrelia miyamotoi, Russia
Alexander E. Platonov, Ludmila S. Karan, Nadezhda M. Kolyasnikova, Natalya A. Makhneva, Marina G. Toporkova, Victor V. Maleev, Durland Fish, and Peter J. Krause
Author affiliations: Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow, Russia (A.E. Platonov, L.S. Karan, N.M. Kolyasnikova, V.V. Maleev); Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 33, Yekaterinburg, Russia (N.A. Makhneva, M.G. Toporkova); Yale School of Public Health and Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (D. Fish, P.J. Krause)
Figure 1. Percentage of Ixodes persulcatus (I. p.) and I. ricinus (I. r.) ticks infected with Borrelia miyamotoi in Russia. The number of ticks that were tested is given in parenthesis. Star indicates study location of human B. miyamotoi infection.
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