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Retraction Note: detection and differentiation of borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in ticks collected from sheep and cattle in China

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BMC Veterinary Research20117:56

https://doi.org/10.1186/1746-6148-7-56

  • Received: 8 September 2011
  • Accepted: 20 September 2011
  • Published:

The original article was published in BMC Veterinary Research 2011 7:17

Retraction

This article [1] has been regretfully retracted due to plagiarism by the authors. The method for the identification of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species in ticks presented in the article was originally developed and published by Sjoerd Rijpkema and colleagues [2]. The authors apologise to all affected parties for the inconvenience caused.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Etiological Biology, Key Laboratory of Veterinary Parasitology of Gansu Province, Key Laboratory of Grazing Animal Diseases MOA, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, 730046, China
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Centre of Animal Science, QAAFI, University of Queensland, 4072, Australia

References

  1. Niu Q, Guan G, Yang J, Fu Y, Xu Z, Li Y, Miling Ma1, Liu Z, Liu J, Liu A, Ren Q, Jorgensen W, Luo J, Yin H: Detection and differentiation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in ticks collected from sheep and cattle in China. BMC Veterinary Research. 2011, 7: 17-10.1186/1746-6148-7-17.PubMed CentralPubMedView ArticleGoogle Scholar
  2. Rijpkema SG, Molkenboer MJ, Schouls LM, Jongejan F, Schellekens JF: Simultaneous Detection and Genotyping of Three Genomic Groups of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato in Dutch Ixodes ricinus Ticks by Characterization of the Amplified Intergenic Spacer Region between 5S and 23S rRNA Genes. J Clin Microbiol. 1995, 33 (12): 3091-5.PubMed CentralPubMedGoogle Scholar

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