No cases of human infection with plague from gamasid mites detected in Primorsky Krai, reports DEA News With reference to the regional department of Rospotrebnadzor.
Earlier, the media reported that scientists at Tyumen Medical University (TMU) discovered and identified three new species of gamacid mites that could be carriers of diseases such as plague and West Nile fever. Rospotrebnadzor believes that there is no need to worry, since gamasid mites do not attack humans.
Monitoring the possibility of introducing a pathogen into the area, Primorsky Anti-Plague Station catches rodents and fleas for infection with plague pathogens. Rospotrebnadzor noted that there were no cases of human infection with plague from gamasid mites in Primorye and neighboring areas.
As noted in the chapter, diseases in the population are usually caused by ixodid ticks that bite humans.
TMU scientists previously reported discoveredThey said they had collected new samples of ticks that could be identified as a dangerous species, after reviewing a wealth of literature, including in Chinese and Japanese.
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