Volume 17, Number 10—October 2011
Equine Piroplasmosis Associated with Amblyomma cajennense Ticks, Texas, USA
|Species||No. (%) horses*||
||Average no. ticks/horse|
|Amblyomma cajennense||180 (78.9)||201||229||1||2.4|
|A. maculatum||45 (19.7)||43||33||0||1.7|
|Dermacentor (Anocentor) nitens||7 (3.0)||4||7||3||2|
|D. variabilis||37 (16.2)||20||34||0||1.6|
*Of 228 horses sampled, 41 had >1 species of tick present.
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