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Research Topics Epidemiology and ecology of ticks and tick-borne pathogens

Epidemiology and ecology of ticks and tick-borne pathogens

Selected publications on this topic:

Erdélyi K, Mezősi L, Vladov Sz, Földvári G (2014) Fatal acute babesiosis in captive grey wolves (Canis lupus) due to Babesia canis. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 5: 281-283.

Földvári G, Jahfari S, Rigó K, Jablonszky M, Szekeres S, Majoros G, Tóth M, Molnár V, Coipan EC, Sprong H (2014) Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in urban hedgehogs. Emerging Infectious Diseases 20: 496-498.

Földvári G, Rigó K, Lakos A (2013) Transmission of Rickettsia slovaca and R. raoultii by male Dermacentor marginatus and D. reticulatus ticks to humans. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 76: 387-389.

Lakos A, Kőrösi Á, Földvári G (2012) Contact with horses is a risk factor for tick-borne lymphadenopathy (TIBOLA) – a case control study. Wiener klinische Wochenschrift 124: 611-617.

Rigó K, Majoros G, Jablonszky M, Molnár V, Tóth M, Földvári G (2012) Ectoparasites and zoonotic pathogens of hedgehogs. Literature review. – Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja 134: 353-360.

Földvári G, Rigó K, Jablonszky M, Majoros G, Biró N, Molnár V, Tóth M (2011) Ticks and the city: ectoparasites of the Northern white-breasted hedgehog (Erinaceus roumanicus) in an urban park. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 2: 231-234.

Rigó K, Gyuranecz M, Tóth ÁG, Földvári G (2011) Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in small mammals and ectoparasites in Hungary. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 11: 1499-1501.

Gyuranecz M, Rigó K, Dán Á, Földvári G, Makrai L, Dénes B, Fodor L, Majoros G, Tirják L, Erdélyi K. (2011) Investigation of the ecology of Francisella tularensis during an inter-epizootic period. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 11: 1031-1035.

Gyuranecz M, Dénes B, Dán Á, Rigó K, Földvári G, Szeredi L, Fodor L, Sallós A, Jánosi K, Erdélyi K, Krisztalovics K, Makrai L (2011) Susceptibility of the common hamster (Cricetus cricetus) to Francisella tularensis and its effect on the epizootiology of tularemia in an area where both are endemic. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46:1316-1320.

Földvári, G., Rigó, K (2009) Epidemiology of Lyme borreliosis and the role of lizards in disease maintenance. – Magyar Állatorvosok Lapja 131: 494-502.(with English abstract)

Földvári, G., Rigó, K., Majláthová, V., Majláth, I., Farkas, R., Pet’ko, B. (2009) Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in lizards and their ticks from Hungary. – Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 9: 331-336.