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Discovery of Haemaphysalis longicornis (Ixodida: Ixodidae) Parasitizing a Sheep in New Jersey, United States

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Medical Entomology, February 2018
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#5 of 2,174)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (97th percentile)

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81 news outlets
blogs
4 blogs
twitter
17 tweeters
googleplus
1 Google+ user
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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Title
Discovery of Haemaphysalis longicornis (Ixodida: Ixodidae) Parasitizing a Sheep in New Jersey, United States
Published in
Journal of Medical Entomology, February 2018
DOI 10.1093/jme/tjy006
Pubmed ID
Authors

Tadhgh Rainey, James L Occi, Richard G Robbins, Andrea Egizi

Abstract

We report the discovery of large numbers of Haemaphysalis longicornis Neumann (Ixodida: Ixodidae) infesting a sheep in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States. All life stages were found on the sheep, which had no history of travel outside the country. H. longicornis is native to East Asia, and there are invasive populations in Australia, New Zealand and several Pacific islands, where this tick is a major livestock pest. It is currently unknown whether the New Jersey collections represent a limited or established population, but because this species could present a significant threat to human and animal health in the United States, vigilance is encouraged.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 40 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 9 23%
Student > Master 6 15%
Unspecified 5 13%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 13%
Student > Bachelor 4 10%
Other 12 30%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 45%
Unspecified 7 18%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 5 13%
Environmental Science 4 10%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 5%
Other 5 13%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 686. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 28 June 2019.
All research outputs
#8,777
of 13,560,201 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Medical Entomology
#5
of 2,174 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#488
of 269,693 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Medical Entomology
#1
of 40 outputs
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