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Climate, ticks and disease.

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This book is a collection of 77 expert opinions arranged in three sections. Section 1 on "Climate" sets the scene, including predictions of future climate change, how climate change affects ecosystems, and how to model projections of the spatial distribution of ticks and tick-borne infections under different climate change scenarios. Section 2 on "Ticks" focuses on ticks (although tick-borne patho...


Chapter 72 (Page no: 486)

Role of climate and other factors in determining the dynamics of tick and tick-transmitted pathogen populations and distribution in western, central and eastern Africa.

This expert opinion discusses the potential impact of climatic change on vector abundance, survival and transmission of tick-borne pathogens in western, central and eastern Africa. It also discusses the following cases: (1) Rhipicephalus microplus with a focus in West and Central Africa and (2) northern expansion of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus into South Sudan through anthropogenic cattle movement.

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Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Future climate of Africa. Author(s): Cornforth, R. Plumpton, H.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 8) Vegetation-climate interactions: into the tick zone. Author(s): Hemming, D. Duffy, J. Kaye, N. Maclean, I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 18) Climate change and Lyme disease. Author(s): Cox, P. Huntingford, C. Sparey, M. Nuttall, P.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 26) How to model the impact of climate change on vector-borne diseases? Author(s): Caminade, C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 32) Challenges of modelling and projecting tick distributions. Author(s): Wint, W. Alexander, N.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 38) Considerations for predicting climate change implications on future spatial distribution ranges of ticks. Author(s): Raghavan, R. Ganta, R.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 44) Synopsis: climate. Author(s): Nuttall, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 46) Can the impact of climate change on the tick microbiome bring a new epidemiological landscape to tick-borne diseases? Author(s): Cabezas-Cruz, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 50) Climate influence on tick neurobiology. Author(s): Šimo, L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 56) The impact of climate change on tick host-seeking behaviour. Author(s): Ronai, I.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 61) Expected transitions in ticks and their heritable endosymbionts under environmental changes. Author(s): Gottlieb, Y. Duron, O.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 67) Drought and tick dynamics during climate change. Author(s): Benoit, J. Oyen, K.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 74) Climate influences on reproduction and immunity in the soft tick, Ornithodoros moubata. Author(s): Taylor, D. Ogihara, M.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 84) Climate change and ticks: measuring impacts. Author(s): Wall, R. Alasmari, S.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 90) Scandinavia and ticks in a changing climate. Author(s): Kjær, L. J. Bødker, R.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 96) Birds, ticks and climate change. Author(s): Kelly, T. Healy, J. Coughlan, N.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 110) How tick vectors are coping with global warming. Author(s): Wilke, A. Beier, J. Otranto, D. Benelli, G.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 115) Possible direct and human-mediated impact of climate change on tick populations in Turkey. Author(s): Kar, S. Keles, A. G.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 125) Climate change alone cannot explain altered tick distribution across Europe: a spotlight on endemic and invasive tick species. Author(s): Stachurski, F. Boulanger, N. Blisnick, A. Vial, L. Bonnet, S.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 132) Climate and management effects on tick-game animal dynamics. Author(s): Hoodless, A. Sage, R.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 139) Climate-driven livestock management shifts and tick populations. Author(s): Titcomb, G.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 145) Potential impacts of climate change on medically important tick species in North America. Author(s): Lynn, G. Narasimhan, S. Fikrig, E.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 152) Climate change and tick evolution: lessons from the past. Author(s): Mans, B.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 159) Amblyomma ticks and future climates. Author(s): Oliveira, S. V. de
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 166) Climate impacts on Dermacentor reticulatus tick population dynamics and range. Author(s): Zając, Z.
Chapter: 26 (Page no: 171) Changes expected in Ixodes ricinus temporal and spatial distribution in Europe. Author(s): Rizzoli, A.
Chapter: 27 (Page no: 176) Range expansion of Ixodes scapularis in the USA. Author(s): Fish, D.
Chapter: 28 (Page no: 183) Distribution, seasonal occurrence and biological characteristics of Haemaphysalis longicornis, a vector of bovine piroplasmosis in Japan. Author(s): Umemiya-Shirafuji, R.
Chapter: 29 (Page no: 188) Climate and vector potential of medically important North American ticks. Author(s): Eisen, L. Eisen, R.
Chapter: 30 (Page no: 193) The impact of climate change on the biology of the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus: current knowledge and gaps to be filled. Author(s): Santos, I. Szabó, M. P. J. Caetano, A. R. Camargo, M. M. de
Chapter: 31 (Page no: 209) Climate impacts on the vector capacity of tropical and temperate populations of the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato. Author(s): Bechara, G. Sanches, G.
Chapter: 32 (Page no: 216) Argasidae: distribution and vectorial capacity in a changing global environment. Author(s): Filatov, S. Rego, R.
Chapter: 33 (Page no: 223) Effects of climate change on babesiosis vectors. Author(s): Gray, J.
Chapter: 34 (Page no: 228) Synopsis: ticks. Author(s): Nuttall, P.
Chapter: 35 (Page no: 232) Conflict and cooperation in tick-host-pathogen interactions contribute to increased tick fitness and survival. Author(s): Fuente, J. de la Villar, M.
Chapter: 36 (Page no: 240) Climate, ticks and pathogens: gaps and caveats. Author(s): Estrada-Peña, A. Fernández-Ruiz, N. Fuente, J. de la
Chapter: 37 (Page no: 247) Climate and prediction of tick-borne diseases facing the complexity of the pathogen-tick-host triad at northern latitudes. Author(s): Mysterud, A.
Chapter: 38 (Page no: 253) Is the clock 'ticking' for climate change? Author(s): Gould, E. Lamballerie, X. de
Chapter: 39 (Page no: 259) Climate instability and emerging tick-borne disease. Author(s): Foley, J.
Chapter: 40 (Page no: 264) Co-infections of ticks. Author(s): Pfeffer, M. Król, N. Obiegala, A.
Chapter: 41 (Page no: 270) Impact of climate change on co-feeding transmission. Author(s): Wu JianHong Zhang Xue
Chapter: 42 (Page no: 276) Human behaviour trumps entomological risk. Author(s): Telford, S.
Chapter: 43 (Page no: 283) It's all in the timing: effect of tick phenology on pathogen transmission dynamics. Author(s): Diuk-Wasser, M.
Chapter: 44 (Page no: 293) Anaplasma species' novel tick-host-pathogen relationships and effects of climate change. Author(s): Sonenshine, D.
Chapter: 45 (Page no: 300) Zoonotic potential in the genera Anaplasma and Ehrlichia. Author(s): Stuen, S.
Chapter: 46 (Page no: 307) Tick vectors, tick-borne diseases and climate change. Author(s): Samy, A. Alkishe, A. Pustahija, T. Peterson, T.
Chapter: 47 (Page no: 318) Climate and other global factors at the zoonotic interface in America: influence on diseases caused by tick-borne pathogens. Author(s): Munderloh, U. Kurtti, T.
Chapter: 48 (Page no: 326) Microclimatic conditions and RNA viruses in ticks. Author(s): Huang YanJang Higgs, S. Vanlandingham, D.
Chapter: 49 (Page no: 331) Climate, ticks and tick-borne encephalitis in Central Europe. Author(s): Danielová, V. Daniel, M.
Chapter: 50 (Page no: 341) Tick-borne viral haemorrhagic fever infections. Author(s): Bente, D.
Chapter: 51 (Page no: 349) Climate impact on Lyme borreliosis and its causative agents. Author(s): Rudenko, N. Grubhoffer, L. Golovchenko, M.
Chapter: 52 (Page no: 354) Climate change and tick-borne encephalitis in the Greater Alpine region. Author(s): Rubel, F.
Chapter: 53 (Page no: 360) The expansion of Japanese Spotted fever and the complex group of spotted fever group Rickettsiae in Japan. Author(s): Sato, M. Arai, R. Sato, M. O.
Chapter: 54 (Page no: 365) Spatiotemporal and demographic patterns of transmission of Kyasanur forest disease virus in India. Author(s): Neha Pandey Singh, S. K.
Chapter: 55 (Page no: 370) Argasid ticks, relapsing fever and a changing climate. Author(s): Teglas, M.
Chapter: 56 (Page no: 375) The potential effects of climate change on Lyme borreliosis in East-Central Europe. Author(s): Trájer, A.
Chapter: 57 (Page no: 382) Epidemiology of severe fever with thrombocytopaenia syndrome in China. Author(s): Liu Wei Fang LiQun Li Hao
Chapter: 58 (Page no: 391) Climate change and debilitating symptom complexes attributed to ticks in Australia. Author(s): Dehhaghi, M. Panahi, H. K. S. Schloeffel, R. Hudson, B. Ruiwen, B. Guillemin, G.
Chapter: 59 (Page no: 400) Effect of climate change on mosquito-borne pathogens. Author(s): Turell, M.
Chapter: 60 (Page no: 405) Ornithodoros tick vectors and African swine fever virus. Author(s): Bastos, A. Boinas, F.
Chapter: 61 (Page no: 413) Tick-borne diseases of livestock in the UK. Author(s): Johnson, N. Phipps, L. P.
Chapter: 62 (Page no: 418) Impact of climate change on tick-borne diseases of livestock in Pakistan - looking ahead. Author(s): Ghafar, A. Gasser, R. Jabbar, A.
Chapter: 63 (Page no: 424) The emergence of tick-borne diseases in domestic animals in Australia. Author(s): Oskam, C. Ronai, I. Irwin, P.
Chapter: 64 (Page no: 430) Tick-borne infections in Central Europe. Author(s): Kazimirova, M.
Chapter: 65 (Page no: 438) Impact of climate change on ticks and tick-borne infections in Russia. Author(s): Korenberg, E.
Chapter: 66 (Page no: 444) Is climate change affecting ticks and tick-borne diseases in Taiwan? Author(s): Kuo ChiChien
Chapter: 67 (Page no: 449) Ticks and tick-borne pathogens in the Caribbean region in the context of climate change. Author(s): Alvarez, D. O. Charles, R. A. Estrada-Peña, A.
Chapter: 68 (Page no: 455) The strange case of tick-borne viruses in Turkey. Author(s): Kar, S. Ergünay, K.
Chapter: 69 (Page no: 460) Melting, melting pot - climate change and its impact on ticks and tick-borne pathogens in the Arctic. Author(s): Černý, J. Elsterová, J. Culler, L.
Chapter: 70 (Page no: 469) Ticks and tick-borne diseases in the Middle East. Author(s): Chavshin, A. R. Seyyed-Zadeh, S. J.
Chapter: 71 (Page no: 477) The emergence of ticks and tick-borne diseases in the USA. Author(s): Hart, C. Thangamani, S.
Chapter: 73 (Page no: 492) Ticks and tick-borne pathogens in China. Author(s): Li Hao Fang LiQun Liu Wei
Chapter: 74 (Page no: 500) Tick-borne rickettsioses in Africa. Author(s): Kolo, A.
Chapter: 75 (Page no: 507) Climate and the emergence of tick-borne disease in Canada. Author(s): Leighton, P. Lindsay, L. R. Ogden, N.
Chapter: 76 (Page no: 513) Climate change impacts on Ixodes ricinus ticks in Scotland and implications for Lyme disease risk. Author(s): Gilbert, L.
Chapter: 77 (Page no: 518) Possible impact of climate and environmental change on ticks and tick-borne disease in England. Author(s): Medlock, J. Hansford, K.
Chapter: 78 (Page no: 528) Climate change, ticks and tick-borne pathogens in Northern Europe. Author(s): Pettersson, J. H. O.
Chapter: 79 (Page no: 532) Tick and tick-borne disease circulation in a changing marine ecosystem. Author(s): McCoy, K. D.
Chapter: 80 (Page no: 541) Synopsis: disease. Author(s): Nuttall, P.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2021
  • ISBN
  • 9781789249637
  • Record Number
  • 20210488042