A survey on the geographical distribution of soft and hand ticks in Buyer Ahmad and Dena cities, Kohgilouye and Boyer Ahmad province, Iran
Abstract number: 1134_02_140
Shayeghi M., Piazak N., Khoramro A., Moosakazemi S.
Tick play as important role in diseases transmission to human being. Different tick-borne diseasea including borreliasis, CCHF have been reported from iran.
An attempt was made to determine the fauna and geographical distribution of soft and hard ticks in this area from October 2002 until April 2004. About 10% of the villages were selected randomly and tick collection was carried out using standard method. Ticks were collected from indoor resting and hiding places in 70 villages as well as inside stables, rodent borrows, on sheep, lamps, goat and cattel by monthly in each season.
3382 ticks were collected and identified using national systematic key. The copmosition and frequencies of them were as follows: Ornithodoros lahorensis (11%), Argas persicus (23.12%), Rhipicephalus bursa (4.3%), Rhipicephalus sanguines (1.53%), Haemaphysialis concinna (9.6%), Haemaphysialis sulcata (26.8%), Haemaphysialis punctata (1.54%), Hyaloma schulzei (8.16%), Hyaloma marginatum (7.21%), Hyaloma dentriticum (3.08%), Hyaloma asiaticum(1.53%).
Distribution and ferquency of tlck was differ in various season and location.
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