Accession Number : AD0670369

Title :   ON THE ROLE OF BIRDS IN FEEDING IMMATURE STAGES OF HYALOMMA PLUMBEUM PLUMBEUM TICKS. VECTORS OF HEMORRHAGIC FEVER OF THE CRIMEAN TYPE IN FOCI OF THE VOLGA DELTA,

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

Personal Author(s) : Berezin,V. V. ; Povalishina,T. P. ; Ermakova,R. M. ; Stolbov,D. N.

Report Date : 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The work was directed toward exploring the role of birds as hosts of immature H. plumbeum. Material was gathered in Astrakhan Oblast, in the lower and middle Volga delta regions, where in the summer period of 1963-1964 and antiepidemic team investigating CHF personally inspected 1100 bird specimens of 40 species for tick infestation. A total of 38,735 ixodid ticks were removed from these birds. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BIRDS, PARASITES), (*TICKS, ECOLOGY), (*VIRUS DISEASES, DISEASE VECTORS), LIFE CYCLES, DISTRIBUTION, PERIODIC VARIATIONS, USSR

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE