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Volume 19, Number 2—February 2013

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Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Ticks from Migratory Birds, Morocco1

Ana M. Palomar, Aránzazu Portillo, Paula Santibáñez, David Mazuelas, Juan Arizaga, Ariñe Crespo, Óscar Gutiérrez, Juan Francisco Cuadrado, and José A. OteoComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Hospital San Pedro–CIBIR, Center of Rickettsioses and Arthropod-Borne Diseases, Logroño, Spain. (A.M. Palomar, A. Portillo, P. Santibáñez, J.A. Oteo); Environment Resources Inc., Logroño (D. Mazuelas); Aranzadi Society of Sciences, San Sebastián, Spain (J. Arizaga, A. Crespo, Ó. Gutiérrez, J.F. Cuadrado)

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Bird species and tick specimens collected in Zouala, Morocco, April 2011. A) Iduna opaca, B) Erythropygia galactotes, and C) Phoenicurus phoenicurus birds. D–G) Hyalomma marginatum tick specimens removed from birds and preserved in alcohol: D) semi-engorged larva, E) semi-engorged nymph, F) semi-engorged and fully engorged nymphs, and G) fully engorged nymphs. Scale bars indicate 1 mm.

Figure 2. . . Bird species and tick specimens collected in Zouala, Morocco, April 2011. A) Iduna opaca, B) Erythropygia galactotes, and C) Phoenicurus phoenicurus birds. D–G) Hyalomma marginatum tick specimens removed from birds and preserved in alcohol: D) semi-engorged larva, E) semi-engorged nymph, F) semi-engorged and fully engorged nymphs, and G) fully engorged nymphs. Scale bars indicate 1 mm.

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1Data from this study were presented in part at the XVI Congreso de la Sociedad Española de Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica, Bilbao, Spain, May 9–11, 2012.

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