Borrelia, Rickettsia, and Ehrlichia Species in Bat Ticks, France, 2010
Cristina Socolovschi, Tahar Kernif, Didier Raoult, and Philippe Parola
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Unité de Recherche en Maladies Infectieuses et Tropicales Emergentes, Marseille, France (C. Socolovschi, T. Kernif, D. Raoult); World Health Organization Collaborative Center for Rickettsial Diseases and Other Arthropod-Borne Bacterial Diseases, Marseille (P. Parola)
Figure 1. . . Bat-infested home in Astien, southwestern France, in the Ariège region of the Pyrenees Mountains. Argas vespertilionis ticks were collected from the floor of the attic, which had been converted into bedrooms (right).
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