Sand Flies, Reduviids and Ticks are Here!
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BEI Resources announces the addition of Sand Flies, Reduviids and Ticks for the research community.

Catalog Number

Vector

Pathogen Competence

NR-43999

 Phlebotomus papatasi, PPNS, Larval

Leishmania major and Sand Fly Fever phleboviruses.

NR-44000

 Phlebotomus papatasi, PPTK, Larval

Leishmania major and Sand Fly Fever phleboviruses.

NR-44001

Lutzomyia longipalpis, LLJB, Adult

Leishmania spp. including Leishmania infantum chagasi.

NR-44013

Phlebotomus papatasi, PPNS, Adult

Leishmania major and Sand Fly Fever phleboviruses.

NR-44014

Phlebotomus papatasi, PPTK, Adult

Leishmania major and Sand Fly Fever phleboviruses.

NR-44015

Lutzomyia longipalpis, LLJB, Adult

Leishmania spp. including Leishmania infantum chagasi.

NR-42510

Ixodes scapularis

Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ehrlichia muris-like agent, Powassan virus, Babesia spp.

NR-42511

Ixodes ricinus

Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Tick-borne encephalitis virus, Borrelia burgdorferi, Babesia spp.

NR-42512

Rhipicephalus sanguineus

Rickettsia rickettsii, Rickettsia conorii, Ehrlichia canis

NR-42513

Dermacentor variabilis

Rickettsia rickettsii, Francisella tularensis, Colorado tick fever virus

NR-42514

Amblyomma americanum

Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Ehrlichia ewingii, Panola Mountain Ehrlichial agent

 

 NR-44076 and NR-44077  Rhodnius prolixus  Trypanosoma cruzi  

CDC recommends handling naïve ticks from these species at ABSL2 containment in appropriate barrier protected facilities; pathogen research may require elevated ABSL containment. Check the BEI Vector Resources page for a list of other vectors and related reagents available through BEI Resources.

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