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Received: 3 November 2018
Accepted: 26 March 2019
First Online: 27 April 2019
: KGM holds a PhD (Phytomedicine) from the University of Pretoria. She is a Researcher at the Agricultural Research Council / OVR Toxicology section, a registered member of the Toxicology Society of South Africa (TOXSA), South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) and is authorized to practice as a para-veterinary professional by the South African Veterinary Council (SAVC).
: The rabbits which served as hosts for the ticks were handled and cared for according to the norms established and accepted by the Medunsa Animal Care and Ethics Committee.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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