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Lyme disease has become the most commonly reported tick-borne illness in the USA. It is of special interest to national park service managers because of concerns regarding public safety and liability. The paper reports on a study undertaken to examine ixodid tick distribution and Lyme disease...

Author(s)
Connery, J. H. (et al.)
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Science and the management of protected areas: proceedings of an international conference held at Acadia University, Nova Scotia, Canada, 14-19 May 1991., 1992, pp 523-526
Abstract

The risk of humans encountering vector ticks along hiking trails or in picnic grounds in a Lyme disease-endemic area was evaluated in a multipurpose recreational area (Tilden Regional Park) in the populous San Francisco Bay region of California, USA. Four hillside hiking trails (2 high-use, 2...

Author(s)
Lane, R. S.
Citation
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1996, 55, 2, pp 165-173
Abstract

Interactions between humans and ticks are often measured indirectly, using surveillance of tick population abundance and pathogen prevalence, or reported human disease data. We used data garnered as part of a free national citizen science research effort to describe actual human exposures to ticks...

Author(s)
Salkeld, D. J.; Porter, W. T.; Loh, S. M.; Nieto, N. C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2019, 10, 5, pp 1113-1117
Abstract

As tick-borne diseases continue to emerge across the United States, there is need for a better understanding of the tick and pathogen communities in the southern states and of habitat features that influence transmission risk. We surveyed questing and on-host ticks in pine-dominated forests with...

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Hodo, C. L.; Forgacs, D.; Auckland, L. D.; Bass, K.; Lindsay, C.; Bingaman, M.; Sani, T.; Colwell, K.; Hamer, G. L.; Hamer, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2020, 11, 1, pp 101310
Abstract

Ticks are important human and animal parasites and vectors of many infectious disease agents. Control of tick activity is an effective tool to reduce the risk of contracting tick-transmitted diseases. The castor bean tick (Ixodes ricinus) is the most common tick species in Europe. It is also a...

Author(s)
Černý, J.; Lynn, G.; Hrnková, J.; Rudenko, N.; Grubhoffer, L.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 6,

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