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Research & Reviews  341 results

A Survey Among Cadets at the United States Military Academy on Knowledge and Wearing of...
https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usac131
Military Medicine; Chellaraj AH, Nun DJ et. al.

May 20th, 2022 - The Army uses permethrin-treated uniforms as the primary method to protect soldiers from tick-borne diseases. Permethrin binds strongly to fabric and provides long-term protection against many blood-feeding arthropods. However, protection decrease...

Patterns Testing for Tick-Borne Diseases and Implications for Surveillance in the South...
https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.12334
JAMA Network Open; Brown Marusiak A, Hollingsworth BD et. al.

May 17th, 2022 - Tick-borne diseases (TBD), including spotted fever group rickettsiosis (SFGR), ehrlichiosis, and, increasingly, Lyme disease, represent a substantial public health concern throughout much of the southeastern United States. Yet, there is uncertaint...

Use of an exclusion assay to detect novel rickettsiae in field collected Amblyomma amer...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ttbdis.2022.101959
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases; Noden BH, Henriquez BE et. al.

May 2nd, 2022 - In the south-central United States, several tick-borne diseases (TbDs) occur at or near their highest levels of incidence of anywhere in the U.S. The diversity of Rickettsia species found in Amblyomma americanum continues to be under-characterized...

Behavioral risk factors associated with reported tick exposure in a Lyme disease high i...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9027878
BMC Public Health; Aenishaenslin C, Charland K et. al.

Apr 24th, 2022 - Tick-borne diseases, and especially Lyme Disease (LD), are on the rise in Canada and have been met with increasing public health concern. To face these emerging threats, education on the prevention of tick bites remains the mainstay of public heal...

Old zoonotic agents and novel variants of tick-borne microorganisms from Benguela (Ango...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9022410
Parasites & Vectors; Palomar AM, Molina I et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2022 - Ticks and tick-borne diseases constitute a real threat for the livestock industry, which is increasing in Angola. In addition, ticks are vectors of zoonoses of public health concern, and scarce information is available from this country. In an eff...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Human Immune Response to Ixodes Scapularis Tick Bites
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05036707

Sep 9th, 2021 - Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) are a serious public health problem in the US. Immune responses to multiple tick bites or multiple tick exposures can induce tick-resistance (manifested by reduced numbers and body weights of engorged ticks or tick death...

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News  35 results

Fast Five Quiz: Tick Bites
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/969364

Mar 11th, 2022 - Tick bites can transmit a remarkable array of pathogens, including bacteria, spirochetes, rickettsiae, protozoa, viruses, nematodes, and toxins. Ticks are second only to mosquitoes as vectors of human disease, both infectious and toxic. A bite can...

Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases Are on the Rise. But Why?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/967928

Feb 4th, 2022 -   Editor’s note: This story was updated on February 4, 2022, to correct a fact about deer abundance. Deer can often be more abundant, not less, in fragmented areas of forests. On a warm spring day, disease ecologist Daniel Salkeld is hiking the hi...

Lyme Disease May Up Risk for Mental Illness, Suicidal Behavior
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/956945

Aug 20th, 2021 - Patients with Lyme disease are at increased risk for any mental disorder, for affective disorders, and for suicidal behavior, new research suggests. Results from a large population-based study show that the rate of depression was 42% higher among ...

Even ID Specialists Can Get Tick-borne Diseases
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/954657

Jul 13th, 2021 - I'm on vacation in "paradise," in mid-coast Maine, and became ill last week. Many things ran through my head, not the least of which was, Where am I going to get care? How do you find a competent physician when you don't know people? My symptoms w...

2021 May Be Big Lyme Disease Year
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/950796

May 7th, 2021 - May 7, 2021 — Planning to hit the beach this summer? You might want to throw some bug spray into that beach bag along with your sunscreen. For the first time, Lyme disease-carrying ticks — typically associated with woodlands in New England and oth...

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