Ana M Palomar


Affiliation: Area de Enfermedades Infecciosas
Country: Spain


  1. Palomar A, Portillo A, Santibáñez P, Mazuelas D, Roncero L, Gutierrez O, et al. Presence of Borrelia turdi and Borrelia valaisiana (Spirochaetales: Spirochaetaceae) in Ticks Removed From Birds in the North of Spain, 2009-2011. J Med Entomol. 2017;54:243-246 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the detection of B. turdi and B. valaisiana in H. punctata and I. frontalis ticks, respectively, is reported for the first time. ..
  2. Palomar A, Premchand Branker S, Alberdi P, Belova O, Moniuszko Malinowska A, Kahl O, et al. Isolation of known and potentially pathogenic tick-borne microorganisms from European ixodid ticks using tick cell lines. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2019;10:628-638 pubmed publisher
    ..raoultii and R. slovaca strains were similar to previously-validated species. ..
  3. Halajian A, Palomar A, Portillo A, Heyne H, Romero L, Oteo J. Detection of zoonotic agents and a new Rickettsia strain in ticks from donkeys from South Africa: Implications for travel medicine. Travel Med Infect Dis. 2018;26:43-50 pubmed publisher
    ..burnetii with Health importance. A potential new Rickettsia species, with unknown pathogenic potential, has been detected in the anthropophilic Rh. simus. ..
  4. Palomar A, Portillo A, Crespo A, Santibáñez S, Mazuelas D, Oteo J. Prevalence of 'Candidatus Rickettsia vini' in Ixodes arboricola ticks in the North of Spain, 2011-2013. Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:110 pubmed publisher
    ..4% of the samples yielded positive results and the nucleotide sequences were homologous (100% identity) to 'Candidatus Rickettsia vini'. The high rate of infection suggests that 'Ca. R. vini' is a common endosymbiont of I. arboricola. ..
  5. Bell Sakyi L, Palomar A, Bradford E, Shkap V. Propagation of the Israeli vaccine strain of Anaplasma centrale in tick cell lines. Vet Microbiol. 2015;179:270-6 pubmed publisher
    ..centrale 11 weeks after inoculation with the vaccine. Availability of an in vitro culture system for A. centrale in tick cells opens up the possibility of generating a safer and more ethical vaccine for bovine anaplasmosis. ..
  6. Palomar A, Portillo A, Mazuelas D, Roncero L, Arizaga J, Crespo A, et al. Molecular analysis of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus and Rickettsia in Hyalomma marginatum ticks removed from patients (Spain) and birds (Spain and Morocco), 2009-2015. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016;7:983-987 pubmed publisher
    ..This study corroborates the presence of R. aeschlimannii in Spain and Morocco, and supports that H. marginatum can be a potential vector of R. sibirica subsp. mongolitimonae in the Iberian Peninsula. ..
  7. Estrada Peña A, D Amico G, Palomar A, Dupraz M, Fonville M, Heylen D, et al. A comparative test of ixodid tick identification by a network of European researchers. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2017;8:540-546 pubmed publisher
    ..Results also showed that a combination of certain genes may adequately identify the target species of ticks. ..