Rickettsia parkeri in Dermacentor parumapertus Ticks, Mexico
, Andrés M. López-Pérez1
, Carmen Guzmán-Cornejo, Pablo Colunga-Salas, Ingeborg Becker, Jesús Delgado-de la Mora, Jesús D. Licona-Enríquez, David Delgado-de la Mora, Sandor E. Karpathy, Christopher D. Paddock, and Gerardo Suzán
Author affiliations: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico (S. Sánchez-Montes, A.M. López-Pérez, C. Guzmán-Cornejo, P. Colunga-Salas, I. Becker, G. Suzán); Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, Mexico City (J. Delgado-de la Mora); Universidad de Sonora, Sonora, Mexico (J.D. Licona-Enríquez); Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora, Sonora (D. Delgado-de la Mora); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (S.E. Karpathy, C. Paddock)
Figure 1. Distribution of Rickettsia parkeri. A) Geographic records of R. parkeri in the Americas based on reports from the literature. We used a layer of Google Maps (www.google.com/maps/) for the construction of the figure. B) Area of study of Rickettsia in Mexico. Squares and triangles represent the sites where lagomorphs carrying ticks were captured.
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