Tick-borne Disease

Recent News

Jun 09, 2022

News Scan for Jun 09, 2022

Post-vaccination MIS-C amid Omicron
Avian flu in DC, Arizona
Fatal Powassan infection in Connecticut
May 05, 2022

News Scan for May 05, 2022

Third DRC Ebola case
Nanoparticle drug for MRSA
More avian flu in US wild birds
Global flu ebbing
Powassan virus in Connecticut
Feb 24, 2022

News Scan for Feb 24, 2022

Risk of Zika death in babies
Flu-associated antibiotic prescribing
High-path avian flu in Michigan flock
Tickborne encephalitis, cholera vaccine recs
Dec 28, 2021

News Scan for Dec 28, 2021

Breakthrough COVID and immune dysfunction
Omicron-neutralizing antibody findings
Racial disparities in antibiotic choice
First Ohio Powassan virus case
Dec 14, 2021

News Scan for Dec 14, 2021

COVID-19 and myocarditis
Convalescent plasma and COVID-19
United Arab Emirates MERS case
Lyme disease in Nebraska
Aug 25, 2021

News Scan for Aug 25, 2021

Youth substance use in pandemic
Lyme disease and COVID-19
Severe flu and race
Aug 02, 2021

News Scan for Aug 02, 2021

Saudi MERS case
Non–visit-based antibiotic prescribing
Missouri longhorn tick detection
Cyclospora cases climb
Jul 02, 2021

News Scan for Jul 02, 2021

COVID-19 in sickle cell disease
COVID risk for emergency responders
Cyclospora prevention
Polio in Nigeria
Maine Powassan virus case
Feb 24, 2021

News Scan for Feb 24, 2021

H5N8 flu risk to people
Tick-borne encephalitis vaccine
Jan 14, 2021

News Scan for Jan 14, 2021

Antibiotic overuse in Indian hospitals
US Lyme disease impact
More avian flu in poultry

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Allehebi ZO, Khan FM, Robbins M, et al. Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, and babesiosis, Atlantic Canada. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 June;28(6):1292-4

Aucott JN, Yang T, Yoon I, et al. Risk of post-treatment Lyme disease in patients with ideally-treated early Lyme disease: a prospective cohort study. Int J Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jan 20)

Baarsma ME, van de Schoor FR, Gauw SA, et al. Diagnostic parameters of cellular tests for Lyme borreliosis in Europe (VICTORY study): a case-control study. Lancet Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jun 14)

Campeau L, Roy V, Petit G, et al. Human granulocytic anaplasmosis discovered in the Estrie, Quebec. Can Commun Dis Rep 2022 May;48(5)

Dupuis AP, Prusinski MA, O'Connor C, et al. Heartland virus transmission, Suffolk County, New York, USA. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 (published online Oct 14)

Fleshman AC, Foster E, Maes SE, et al. Reported county-level distribution of seven human pathogens detected in host-seeking Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the contiguous United States. J Med Entomol 2022 (published online May 18)

Gasmi S, Koffi JK, Nelder MP, et al. Lyme disease in Canada, 2009 to 2019. Can Commun Dis Rep 2022 May;48(5)

Hook SA, Jeon S, Niesobecki SA, et al. Economic burden of reported Lyme disease in high-incidence areas, United States, 2014–2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 June;28(6)

Jakab A, Kahlig P, Kuenzli E, et al. Tick borne relapsing fever - a systematic review and analysis of the literature. PLOS Negl Trop Dis 2022 (published online Feb 16)

Johnston D, Kelly JR, Ledizet M, et al. Frequency and geographic distribution of Borrelia miyamotoi, Borrelia burgdorferi, and Babesia microti infections in New England residents. Clin Infect Dis 2022 (published online Mar 23)

Kantele A, Rombo L, Vene S, et al. Three-dose versus four-dose primary schedules for tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) vaccine FSME-immun for those aged 50 years or older: a single-centre, open-label, randomized controlled trial. Vaccine 2022 (published online Jan 31)

Keesing F, Mowry S, Bremer W, et al. Effects of tick-control interventions on tick abundance, human encounters with ticks, and incidence of tickborne diseases in residential neighborhoods, New York. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 (published online Apr 13)

Kerlik J, Avdicova M, Musilova M, et al. Breast milk as route of tick-borne encephalitis virus transmission from mother to infant. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 Apr 6;28(5)

Knudtzen FC, Eikeland R, Bremell D, et al. Lyme neuroborreliosis with encephalitis; a systematic literature review and a Scandinavian cohort study. Clin Microbiol Infect 2021 (published online Nov 9)

Marques AR, Strle F, Wormser GP. Comparison of Lyme disease in the United States and Europe. Emerg Infect Dis (Perspective) 2021 Aug;27(8)

Marusiak AB, Hollingsworth BD, Abernathy H, et al. Patterns testing for tick-borne diseases and implications for surveillance in the southeastern US. JAMA Netw Open 2022 May 16;5(5):e2212334

Russell A, Prusinski M, Sommer J, et al. Epidemiology and spatial emergence of anaplasmosis, New York, USA, 2010-2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Aug;27(8)

Varnaite R, Gredmark-Russ S, Klingstrom J. Deaths from tick-borne encephalitis, Sweden. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jun 15)

Vinayaraj EV, Gupta N, Sreenath K, et al. Clinical and laboratory evidence of Lyme disease in North India, 2016-2019. Trav Med Infect Dis 2021 (published online Jun 30)

Wilson CH, Gasmi S, Bourgeois AC, et al. Surveillance of ticks and their pathogens, Canada, 2019. Can Commun Dis Rep 2022 May;48(5)

Zazueta OE, Armstrong PA, Marquez-Elguea A, et al. Rocky Mountain spotted fever in a large metropolitan center, Mexico—United States Border, 2009–2019. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2021;40(9):845

Zhang X, Zhao C, Cheng C, et al. Rapid spread of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus by parthenogenetic Asian longhorned ticks. Emerg Infect Dis 2022 (published online Jan 5)

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