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To evaluate a theory-based educational programme to prevent Lyme disease and other tickborne illnesses (TBI), a randomized controlled trial of an educational programme was delivered to ferry passengers travelling to an endemic area in southeastern Massachusetts, USA. The rates of TBI and...

Author(s)
Daltroy, L. H.; Phillips, C.; Lew, R.; Wright, E.; Shadick, N. A.; Liang, M. H.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Health Education & Behavior, 2007, 34, 3, pp 531-542
Abstract

Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto is the main etiological agent of Lyme disease (LD) in the USA. In Brazil, it is believed that a similar spirochete is the causal agent of the Baggio-Yoshinari syndrome (BYS), a zoonosis also transmitted by ticks, whose clinical manifestations are similar to those...

Author(s)
Socoloski, S. N. G.; Castro, B. G. de; Cordeiro, M. D.; Fonseca, A. H. da; Cepeda, M. B.; Nicolino, R. R.; Lopes, L. B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 4, pp 831-836
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...

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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...

Author(s)
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,
Abstract

Ticks and tickborne diseases are increasingly problematic. There have been positive developments that should result in improved strategies and better tools to suppress ticks, reduce human tick bites, and roll back tickborne diseases. However, we equally need to address the question of who is...

Author(s)
Eisen, L.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2020, 26, 4, pp 641-647

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