Volume 24, Number 11—November 2018
Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae in Inner Mongolia, China, 2015–2016
|Patient type or tick species
||No. (%) gltA positive for SFGR|
|Hyalomma asiaticum||766||118 (15.4)||0||118 (15.4)|
|Hyalomma marginatum||198||0||160 (80.8)||160 (80.8)|
|Dermacentor nuttalli||1,418||830 (58.5)||158 (11.1)||988 (69.7)†|
|Total ticks||2,458||948 (38.6)||318 (12.9)||1,266 (51.5)|
*SFGR, spotted fever group rickettsiae.
†We did not detect dual infection with R. raoultii and R. aeschlimannii in D. nuttalli ticks in this study.
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