Rosa R, Andreo V, Tagliapietra V, Baráková I, Arnoldi D, Hauffe H, et al
. Effect of Climate and Land Use on the Spatio-Temporal Variability of Tick-Borne Bacteria in Europe. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018;15: pubmed publisher
SvitÃ¡lkovÃ¡ Z, HaruÅ¡tiakovÃ¡ D, MahrÃkovÃ¡ L, BerthovÃ¡ L, SlovÃ¡k M, KocianovÃ¡ E, et al
. Anaplasma phagocytophilum prevalence in ticks and rodents in an urban and natural habitat in South-Western Slovakia. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:276 pubmed publisher
..ricinus populations are infected with A. phagocytophilum at a higher rate than in a natural habitat of south-western Slovakia and suggests that rodents are not the main reservoirs of the bacterium in the investigated area. ..
TarageÄ¾ovÃ¡ V, MahrÃkovÃ¡ L, SelyemovÃ¡ D, VÃ¡clav R, DerdÃ¡kovÃ¡ M. Natural foci of Borrelia lusitaniae in a mountain region of Central Europe. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016;7:350-6 pubmed publisher
..The discovery that our mountain study sites were a natural foci of B. lusitaniae was unexpected because this genospecies is usually associated with lizards and xerothermic habitats. ..
SvitÃ¡lkovÃ¡ Z, HaruÅ¡tiakovÃ¡ D, MahrÃkovÃ¡ L, MojÅ¡ovÃ¡ M, BerthovÃ¡ L, SlovÃ¡k M, et al
. Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis in ticks and rodents from urban and natural habitats of South-Western Slovakia. Parasit Vectors. 2016;9:2 pubmed publisher
..phagocytophilum prevailed in the urban/suburban habitat (75.0%). The study confirmed the circulation of CNM between I. ricinus ticks and rodents in South-Western Slovakia, and indicates a potential risk of contracting human infections. ..