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Volume 28, Number 2—February 2022

Widespread Detection of Multiple Strains of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus in Ticks, Spain

María Paz Sánchez-SecoComments to Author , María José Sierra, Agustín Estrada-Peña, Félix Valcárcel, Ricardo Molina, Eva Ramírez de Arellano, Angeles Sonia Olmeda, Lucía García San Miguel, Maribel Jiménez, Luis J. Romero, Anabel Negredo, and Group for CCHFv Research
Author affiliations: CIBER Enfermedades Infecciosas (CIBERINFEC), Madrid, Spain (M.P. Sánchez-Seco, M.J. Sierra, R. Molina, A. Negredo); Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain (A. Estrada-Peña); Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria, Madrid (F. Valcárcel); Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Madrid (E. Ramírez de Arellano, M. Jiménez); Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid (A.S. Olmeda); Ministerio de Sanidad, Consumo y Bienestar, Madrid (L. García San Miguel); Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y Pesca, Madrid (L.J. Romero)

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Table 1

Ticks collected from ungulates and percentages of the different species identified in each region in study of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in ticks, Spain

Tick species Madrid, %, n = 230 Castile and León, %, n = 829 Extremadura, %, n = 7,917 Castile-La Mancha, %, n = 1,817
Dermacentor marginatus 6.3 12.8 7.1 23.2
Haemaphysalis punctata 0 1.5 0 0.7
Hyalomma excavatum 9.4 0 0 0
H. lusitanicum 81.3 8.3 70.1 55.8
H. marginatum 0 2.3 0.6 1.3
H. rufipes 0 0 0.1 0
Ixodes spp 0 0 0 5.7
I. ricinus 0 24.1 8.0 7.3
Rhipicephalus annulatus 3.1 44.4 14.0 0
R. bursa 0 6.8 0.1 4.4
R. pusillus 0 0 0 0.1
R. sanguineus 0 0 0 0.5

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