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    • Babesia spp. in ticks and wildlife in different habitat types of Slovakia 

      Hamšíkova, Zuzana; Kazimirová, Mária; Harustiakova, Danka; Mahrikova, Lenka; Slovak, Mirko; Berthová, Lenka; Kocianova, Elena; Schnittger, Leonhard (2016)
      Background: Babesiosis is an emerging and potentially zoonotic disease caused by tick-borne piroplasmids of the Babesia genus. New genetic variants of piroplasmids with unknown associations to vectors and hosts are ...
    • Diverse tick-borne microorganisms identified in free-living ungulates in Slovakia 

      Kazimirová, Mária; Hamšíkova, Zuzana; Spitalska, Eva; Minichova, Lenka; Mahrikova, Lenka; Caban, Radoslav; Sprong, Hein; Fonville, Manoj; Schnittger, Leonhard; Kocianova, Elena (BMC, 2018-09)
      Background: Free-living ungulates are hosts of ixodid ticks and reservoirs of tick-borne microorganisms in central Europe and many regions around the world. Tissue samples and engorged ticks were obtained from roe deer, ...