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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

Introduction: Tularemia is a zoonotic infection caused by the highly infectious bacterium Francisella tularensis. Persons having outdoor professions are more likely than others to be exposed to F. tularensis through increased contact with arthropods, infected animals, and contaminated aerosols. ...

Author(s)
Harrist, A.; Cherry, C.; Kwit, N.; Bryan, K.; Pappert, R.; Petersen, J.; Buttke, D.; Wong, D.; Nelson, C.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2019, 19, 5, pp 316-322
Abstract

Background: Estimates of travel-related illness have focused predominantly on populations from highly developed countries visiting low- or middle-income countries, yet travel to and within high-income countries is very frequent. Despite being a top international tourist destination, few sources...

Author(s)
Stoney, R. J.; Esposito, D. H.; Kozarsky, P.; Hamer, D. H.; Grobusch, M. P.; Gkrania-Klotsas, E.; Libman, M.; Gautret, P.; Lim PohLian; Leder, K.; Schwartz, E.; Sotir, M. J.; Licitra, C.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2018, 25, 1, pp tay053
Abstract

Tularemia is a bacterial zoonotic infection. The disease is endemic in most parts of the world, has been reported through the northern hemisphere between 30 and 71° N latitude. Francisella tularensis causes infection in a wide range of vertebrates (rodents, lagomorphs) and invertebrates (ticks,...

Author(s)
Ulu-Kilic, A.; Doganay, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, 2014, 12, 6, Part A, pp 609-616
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This paper presents the 2014 health recommendations for travellers. It includes: vaccination against cholera, Japanese encephalitis, tickborne encephalitis, yellow fever, typhoid, seasonal influenza, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, invasive meningococcal disease, rabies, rotavirus, measles and...

Publisher
Institut de Veille Sanitaire, Saint-Maurice, France
Citation
Bulletin Épidémiologique Hebdomadaire, 2014, No.16/17, pp 264-311
Abstract

In recent years several vector-borne, parasitic or zoonotic diseases have (re)-emerged and spread in Europe with major health, ecological, socio-economical and political consequences. The problem of increasing risk of vector-borne diseases in Europe is widely discussed at periodic international...

Author(s)
Lonc, E.; Kiewra, D.; Rydzanicz, K.; Król, N.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Parazytologiczne (Polish Parasitological Society), Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Wiadomości Parazytologiczne, 2011, 57, 4, pp 223-232
Abstract

Objective: To evaluate the causes and risks for imported skin disorders among travellers. Methods: Data of 34 162 travellers returning from tropical and non-tropical countries and presenting at the outpatient travel medicine clinic of the University of Munich, Germany, between 1999 and 2009 were...

Author(s)
Herbinger, K. H.; Siess, C.; Nothdurft, H. D.; Sonnenburg, F. von; Löscher, T.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 2011, 16, 11, pp 1457-1464
Abstract

This review describes the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management (e.g., drug therapy) and prevention of the most common mite-transmitted dermatoses and infectious diseases in returning travellers, including: (1) mite-transmitted dermatoses caused by human mites, such as...

Author(s)
Diaz, J. H.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2010, 17, 1, pp 21-31
Abstract

This chapter discusses the major diseases transmitted to humans by ticks (Lyme disease, human monocytic ehrlichiosis, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularaemia), mosquitoes, lice, fleas and mites, as well as envenomations caused by arthropods (bees, wasps, hornets,...

Author(s)
Schutze, G. E.; Jacobs, R. F.
Publisher
ASM Press, Washington, USA
Citation
Infections of leisure, 2009, Ed.4, pp 97-110
Abstract

Vector-borne diseases are caused by parasites, bacteria or viruses transmitted by the bite of hematophagous arthropods (mainly ticks and mosquitoes). The past few years have seen the emergence of new diseases, or re-emergence of existing ones, usually with changes in their epidemiology (i.e....

Author(s)
Beugnet, F.; Marié, J. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 163, 4, pp 298-305

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