Author affiliations: *Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy; †National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Japan; ‡Università di Camerino, Macerata, Italy; §Centro di Ecologia Alpina, Trento, Italy;
Figure 1. Location of Ixodes ricinus collection sites and detection of spotted fever group rickettsiae. 1). Trentino Province. Dots represent places where ticks were not found to have rickettsiae; different shapes represent the places where IrITA1 (Terlago, Denno, Vervó), IrITA2 (Molina di Ledro, Drena) and IrITA3 (Drena) were detected. In Feltre (2; Veneto Region) only IrITA1 was detected, while in Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi (3; Toscana Region) only IrITA2 was detected.
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