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Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 42(5):2268-70, 2004 May.

Survey of rodents and ticks in human babesiosis emergence area in Japan: first detection of Babesia microti-like parasites in Ixodes ovatus.

Saito-Ito A, Yano Y, Dantrakool A, Hashimoto T, Takada N

Section of Parasitology, Department of Genome Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe 650-0017, Japan. [email protected]

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 689

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 164 vector, ingestion exposure yes concurrent
Exposures Babesia microti
Outcomes Babesiosis
Carrier State
Species Apodemus argenteus
Apodemus speciosus
Crocidura dsinezumi
Ixodes ovatus
Muridae
Locations location map
Japan Japan (general) Awaji Island (island)
Rokko-sammyaku (mountains)

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