Results of HPA tick surveillance in Great Britain

Jameson, Lisa J.; Medlock, Jolyon M.
August 2009
Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;8/1/2009, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p154
Academic Journal
The article discusses the findings of the Health Protection Agency's (HPA's) Tick Recording Scheme in Great Britain. It notes that the first importation a Hyalomma marginatum marginatum on horse was discovered which stresses the potential role of horses in importing exotic ticks. It adds that two independent tick records submitted confirmed the population of Dermacentor reticulatus. Moreover, a female Haemaphysalis punctata was found on a person.


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