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4) B - Incorrect.
Although Neorickettsia risticii can be detected in the whole blood of clinically ill horses by PCR-based assays, experimental efforts to transmit infection with Tabanus species flies have not been successful, and horseflies naturally infected with this pathogen have not been reported in nature.16