Accession Number:

AD0645003

Title:

ON THE TIME OF PRESERVATION OF AVIAN SPIROCHETES IN THE BODY OF HUNGRY ARGAS PERSICUS (OKEN, 1818) TICKS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 CAIRO (EGYPT) DEPT OF MEDICAL ZOOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1964-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

3.0

Abstract:

The agent of birds spirochaetosis, Spirochaeta anserinum Sach., 1891 is preserved in the organs of artificially infected ticks Argas persicus which starved for 5 years observation time in a visible coiled form for 6 years. After blood sucking the number of spirochetes in the ticks increases at the expense of transversal division. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Biology
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE