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Volume 13, Number 1—January 2007


Alkhurma Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Ornithodoros savignyi Ticks

Rémi N. Charrel*Comments to Author , Shamsudeen F. Fagbo†, Gregory Moureau*, Mohammad Hussain Alqahtani†, Sarah Temmam*, and Xavier de Lamballerie*
Author affiliations: *Université de la Méditerranée, Marseille, France; †King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia;

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Table 1

Epidemiology of ticks collected in Saudi Arabia

LocationType of locationTicks isolatedNo. ticksDate of collection
Northeast JeddahCamels and camel 
resting placeOrnithodoros savignyi nymphs and 
adults and Hyalomma spp.64Jun 2004
Southeast JeddahCamels and camel 
resting placeO. savignyi nymphs and adults and Hyalomma spp.32Jun 2004
Kilaakh (50 km from Taif)CamelsH. dromedarii28Jan 2005

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