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Tick surveillance in the UK
  1. Charlotte Featherstone
  1. AHVLA – Thirsk, West House, Station Road, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1PZ
  1. Paul Phipps
  1. Wildlife Zoonoses and Vector Borne Disease Research Group, AHVLA – Weybridge, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NB
  1. Maaike Pietzsch,
  2. Kayleigh Hansford and
  3. Jolyon Medlock
  1. Medical Entomology and Zoonoses Ecology, Emergency Response Department, HPA, Porton Down, Salisbury, Hampshire SP4 0JG
  1. e-mail: charlotte.featherstone{at}

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WE would like to report the identification of Rhipicephalus sanguineus, the brown dog tick, on a cross-bred dog that had been imported from Greece in May. The dog had been adopted as a stray in Greece and was subsequently imported when the owner had returned to the UK some years later. Two days after …

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