Tick-borne Disease Literature

Agergaard CN, Rosenstierne MW, Bodker R, et al. New tick-borne encephalitis virus hot spot in northern Zealand, Denmark, October 2019. Euro Surveill 2019 Oct 24;24(43);pii=1900639

Arumugam S, Nayak S, Williams T, et al. A multiplexed serologic test for diagnosis of Lyme disease for point-of-care use. J Clin Microbiol 2019 published online Oct 9)

Barbarin AM, Seagle SW, Creede S. Four cases of Lyme disease at an outdoor wilderness camp ─ North Carolina, 2017 and 2019. (Notes from the field). MMWR 2020 Jan 31;69(4):114-5

Beran J, Lattanzi M, Xie F, et al. Second five-year follow-up after a booster vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis following different primary vaccination schedules demonstrates at least 10 years antibody persistence. Vaccine 2019 Jul 26;37(32):4623-9

Berende A, van Rentergem JA, Evers AWM, et al. Cognitive impairments in patients with persistent symptoms attributed to Lyme disease. BMC Infect Dis 2019 Oct 7;19:833

Binenbaum Y, Ben-Ami R, Baneth G, et al. Single dose of doxycycline for the prevention of TBRF. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jan 19)

Bisanzio D, Fernandez MP, Martello E, et al. Current and future spatiotemporal patterns of Lyme disease reporting in the northeastern United States. JAMA Netw Open 2020 Mar 3;3(3):e200319

Botelho-Nevers E, Gagneux-Brunon A, Velay A, et al. Tick-borne encephalitis in Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes region, France, 2017-2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Sep 4)

Boyce RM, Speight C, Lin JT, et al. Errors in diagnostic test use and interpretation contribute to the high number of Lyme disease referrals in a low-incidence state. Open Forum Infect Dis 2020 (published online Jan 11)

Bradshaw MJ, Byrge KC, Ivey KS, et al. Meningoencephalitis due to spotted fever rickettsioses, including Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Clin Infect Dis 2019 (published online Aug 15)

Brigden G, Nhung NV, Skrahina A, et al. Advances in clinical trial design for development of new TB treatments — translating international tuberculosis treatment guidelines into national strategic plans: experiences from Belarus, South Africa, and Vietnam. PLOS Med 2019 Oct 18;16(10):e1002896

Cairns V, Wallenhorst C, Rietbrock S, et al. Incidence of Lyme disease in the UK: a population-based cohort study. BMJ Open 2019 (published online Jul 30)

Cuellar J, Dub T, Sane J, et al. Seroprevalence of Lyme borreliosis in Finland 50 years ago. Clin Microbiol Infect 2019 (published online Oct 14)

Dobler G, Kaier K, Hen P, et al. Tick-borne encephalitis virus vaccination breakthrough infections in Germany – a retrospective analysis from 2001-2018. Clin Microbiol Infect (published online Dec 13)

Dominguez MC, Vergara S, Gomez MC, et al. Epidemiology of tick-borne relapsing fever in endemic area, Spain. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 May;26(5)

Dykstra EA, Oltean HN, Kangiser D, et al. Ecology and epidemiology of tickborne pathogens, Washington, USA, 2001-2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Apr;26(4)

FAIR Health. Trends and patterns in Lyme disease: an analysis of private claims data. Dec 10, 2019

Fida M, Challener D, Hamdi A, et al. Babesiosis: a retrospective review of 38 cases in the upper Midwest. Open Forum Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jun 27)

Filatov S, Krishnavajhala A, Armstrong BA, et al. Isolation and molecular characterization of tick-borne relapsing fever Borrelia infecting Ornithodoros (Pavlovskyella) verrucosus ticks collected in Ukraine. J Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 1)

Fischer T, Myalkhaa M, Krucken J, et al. Molecular detection of tick-borne pathogens in bovine blood and ticks from Khentii, Mongolia. Transbound Emerg Dis 2019 (published online Aug 28)

Grech-Angelini S, Stachurski F, Vayssier-Taussat M, et al. Tick-borne pathogens in ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from various domestic and wild hosts in Corsica (France), a Mediterranean island environment. Transbound Emerg Dis 2019 (published online Oct 20)

Haahr R, Tetens MM, Dessau RB, et al. Risk of neurological disorders in patients with European Lyme neuroborreliosis: a nationwide population-based cohort study. Clin Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 9)

Handel AS, Hellman H, Hymes SR. Two neonates with postnatally acquired tickborne infections. Pediatrics 2019 (published online Nov 27)

Harms MG, Hofhuis A, Sprong H, et al. A single dose of doxycycline after an Ixodes ricinus tick bite to prevent Lyme borreliosis: an open-label randomized controlled trial. J Infect 2020 (published online Jun 18)

Hatchette T, Lindsay R, on behalf of the Lyme Disease Diagnostics Working Group. Modified two-tiered testing algorithm for Lyme disease serology: the Canadian context. Can Commun Dis Rep 2020 May 7;46(5)

Head JR, Bumburidi Y, Mirzabekova G, et al. Risk factors for and Seroprevalence of tickborne zoonotic diseases among livestock owners, Kazakhstan. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Dec 18)

Holding M, Dowall SD, Medlock JM, et al. Detection of new endemic focus of tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV), Hampshire/Dorset border, England, September 2019. Euro Surveill 2019 Nov 21;24(47):pii=1900658

Holding M, Dowall SD, Medlock JM, et al. Tick-borne encephalitis virus, United Kingdom. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 29)

Hu JJ, Zhuanag L, Liu K, et al. Role of three tick species in the maintenance and transmission of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 (published online Jun 10)

Ingram D, Crook T. Rise in babesiosis cases, Pennsylvania, USA, 2005-2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Aug;26(8)

Jackson KC, Gidlewski T, Root JJ, et al. Bourbon virus in wild and domestic animals, Missouri, USA, 2012-2013. (Research letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jul 12)

Jordan RA, Schulze TL. Artificial accumulation of leaf litter in forest edges on residential properties via leaf blowing is associated with increased numbers of host-seeking Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs. J Med Entomol 2020 (published online mar 18)

Knodlseder JM, Fell SF, Straubinger RK. A study with a commercial vaccine against Lyme borreliosis in horses using two different vaccination schedules: characterization of the humoral immune response. Vaccine 2019 (published online Oct 18)

Kobayashi T, Higgins Y, Samuels R, et al. Misdiagnosis of Lyme disease with unnecessary antimicrobial treatment characterize patients referred to an academic infectious disease clinic. Open Forum Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jul 5)

Kobayashi Y, Kato J, Yamagishi T, et al. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome, Japan, 2013-2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Apr;26(4)

Koga S, Takazono T, Ando T, et al. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus RNA in semen, Japan. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Sep 30)

Kortela E, Kanerva MJ, Puustinen J, et al. Oral doxycycline compared to intravenous ceftriaxone in the treatment of Lyme neuroborreliosis: a multicentre, equivalence, randomized, open-label trial. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Mar 5)

Lu QB, Li H, Jiang FC, et al. The differential characteristics between severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome and hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome in the endemic regions. Open Forum Infect Dis 2019 (published online Nov 5)

Mac S, Bahia S, Simbulan F, et al. Long-term sequelae and health-related quality-of-life associated with Lyme disease: a systematic review. Clin Infect Dis 2019 (published online Nov 27)

Mader EM, Ganser C, Geiger A, et al. A survey of tick surveillance and control practices in the United States. J Med Entomol 2020 (published online Jun 17)

Marx GE, Leikauskas J, Lindstrom K, et al. Fatal Lyme carditis in New England: two case reports. Ann Intern Med 2019 (published online Oct 22)

Meister SB. Protecting kids against mosquitoes and ticks. Mott Poll Report 2020 Jun 15;36(3)

Molaei G, Little EAH, Williams SC, et al. Bracing for the worst — range expansion of the lone star tick in the northeastern United States. N Engl J Med 2019 Dec 5;381(23):2189-92

Niesobecki S, Hansen A, Rutz H, et al. Knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors regarding tick-borne disease prevention in endemic areas. Ticks Tick-Borne Dis 2019 (published online Jul 29)

Noden BH, Roselli MA, Loss SR. Rickettsia parkeri and Candidatus rickettsia andeanae in Amblyomma maculatum group ticks. (Research letter) Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Feb;26(2):371-4

Occi J, Egizi AM, Goncalves A, et al. New Jersey–wide survey of Rickettsia (proteobacteria: Rickettsiaceae) in Dermacentor variabilis and Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae). Am J Trop Med Hyg (published online Jun 22)

Rivera-Izquierdo M, Martin-delosReyes LM, Lainez-Ramos-Bossini AJ, et al. Hospitalisation by tick-borne diseases in the last 10 years in two hospitals in south Spain: analysis of tick exposure data collected in the emergency department. Epidemiol Infect 2019 (published online Aug 23)

Ronai I, Tufts DM, Diuk-Wasser MA. Aversion in the invasive Asian longhorned tick to the white-footed mouse, the dominant reservoir of tick-borne pathogens in the United States. bioRxiv 2019 Oct 31

Rozic M, Lah LL, Ruzic-Sablijic E, et al. Lyme neuroborreliosis in children: etiology and comparison of clinical findings of Lyme neuroborreliosis caused by Borrelia garinii and Borrelia afzelii. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 Nov;38(11):279-84

Sanchez-Vicente S, Tagliafierro T, Coleman JL, et al. Polymicrobial nature of tick-borne diseases. mBio 2019 (published online Sep 10)

Semproni M, Risk R, Wuerz. Fatal Lyme carditis presenting as fluctuating high-grade atrioventricular block. CMAJ 2020 May 25;192(21):E574-7

Staples JE, Pastula DM, Panella AJ, et al. Investigation of Heartland virus disease throughout the United States, 2013-2017. Open Forum Infect Dis 2020 (published online Apr 11)

Swetnam DM, Stuart JB, Young K, et al. Movement of St. Louis encephalitis virus in the western United States, 2014- 2018. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2020 (published online Jun 10)

Tkadlec E, Vaclavik T, Siroky P. Rodent host abundance and climate variability as predictors of tickborne disease risk 1 year in advance. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Aug6)

Tkadlec E, Vaclavik T, Siroky P. Rodent host abundance and climate variability as predictors of tickborne disease risk 1 year in advance. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jul 30)

Tulloch JS, Christley RM, Radford AD, et al. A descriptive epidemiological study of the incidence of newly diagnosed Lyme disease cases in a UK primary care cohort, 1998-2016. BMC Infect Dis 2020 (published online Apr 16)

Tulloch JSP, Decraene V, Christley RM, et al. Characteristics and patient pathways of Lyme disease patients: a retrospective analysis of hospital episode data in England and Wales (1998-2015). BMC Public Health 2019 Aug 15;19(931)

Tuten HC, Burkhalter KL, Noel KR, et al. Heartland virus in humans and ticks, Illinois, USA, 2018-2019. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Jul;26(7)

Zhou H, Ma Z, Hu T, et al. Tamdy virus in Ixodid ticks infesting Bactrian camels, Xinjiang, China, 2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 3)

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