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NR-42513   Adult Dermacentor variabilis
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Designations: Adult Dermacentor variabilis
Organism: Dermacentor variabilis
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: Room temperature
Contributor: ML Levin
Quantity limit per order for this item is 100. This item can be ordered five times a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

Dermacentor variabilis (D. variabilis) ticks were flagged from vegetation in 2003 in Georgia, USA.

This D. variabilis colony may contain rickettsial endosymbionts.

D. variabilis is an arthropod vector competent for transmitting the following pathogens: Colorado tick fever virus, Francisella tularensis and Rickettsia rickettsii.

NR-42513 contains a live, wild-type D. variabilis adult tick. Registrants may order up to 50 adults in a given month. Note: D. variabilis can also be obtained in larval (NR-44121) or nymph forms (NR-44122).
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for distribution by BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Adult Dermacentor variabilis, NR-42513."
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Dermacentor variabilis Larvae
Dermacentor variabilis Nymph
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