Savetovanje o biotehnologiji sa međunarodnim učešćem (Čačak: 26 ; 2021) (str. 291-296) 

АУТОР(И): Aleksandra Petrović, Ivana Ivanović, Vojislava Bursić, Gorica Vuković, Nikola Puvača, Dušan Marinković, Bojan Konstantinović


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DOI: 10.46793/SBT26.291P


Considering the confirmed role of mice as the important reservoirs and vectors of zoonotic diseases, the aim of this study was to determine the Apodemus agrarius seasonal dynamics and its role as a vector of ixodid ticks. Six ixodid tick species were identified on 993 specimens of A. agrarius. The average number of ticks per mouse was 1.181±0.066, and the highest number of collected ticks per one individual was 31. Based on the tick prevalence of infested murid species, the level of potential risk for human and animals could be predicted in certain habitats.


Apodemus agrarius, ticks, prevalence, seasonal dynamics, vector


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