Tick-borne Disease

Recent News

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
Jan 13, 2021

News Scan for Jan 13, 2021

Pandemic ICU staff mental health
COVID mitigations and death rates
DNA of Lyme bacteria in longhorned ticks
Oct 14, 2020

News Scan for Oct 14, 2020

Low COVID-19 day-care spread
Global COVID misinformation
Promise for plant-derived flu vaccine
Slight rise in global flu
$25 million LymeX initiative
Aug 03, 2020

News Scan for Aug 03, 2020

New DRC Ebola case
Salmonella and onions
Pediatric antibiotic stewardship
Longhorned tick in Ohio
H7N7 avian flu in Australia
Jun 18, 2020

News Scan for Jun 18, 2020

US tick surveillance lacking
DRC plague cluster
Jun 11, 2020

News Scan for Jun 11, 2020

Antibiotics for kids' pneumonia
Northward spread of Heartland virus ticks
Legionnaires' disease and toilets
Apr 13, 2020

News Scan for Apr 13, 2020

More Ebola in DRC
Heartland virus cases
Yellow fever in South Sudan
Mar 19, 2020

News Scan for Mar 19, 2020

Ticks lurk in leaf piles
Low-path H7N3 avian flu in North Carolina
Dec 18, 2019

News Scan for Dec 18, 2019

Additional Ebola cases in DRC
MERS in Saudi Arabia
New rapid Lyme test

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Baroutsou V, Zens KD, Sinniger P, et al. Analysis of tick-borne encephalitis vaccination coverage and compliance in adults in Switzerland, 2018. Vaccine 2020 (published online Oct 21)

Battisti E, Urach K, Hodzic A, et al. Zoonotic pathogens in ticks from migratory birds, Italy. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 (Dispatch) Dec;26(12)

Diaz-Cao JM, Adaszek L, Dziegiel B, et al. Prevalence of selected tick‐borne pathogens in wild ungulates and ticks in southern Spain. Transbound Emerg Dis 2021 (published online Mar 8)

Dong Z, Yang M, Wang Z, et al. Human Tacheng tick virus 2 infection, China, 2019. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Feb;27(2)

Dub T, Ollgren J, Huusko S, et al. Game animal density, climate, and tick-borne encephalitis in Finland, 2007-2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Dec;26(12)

Egizi A, Bulaga-Seraphin L, Alt E, et al. First glimpse into the origin and spread of the Asian longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis, in the United States. Zoonoses Public Health 2020 (published online Jul 7)

Feder HM, Telford S, Goethert HK, et al. Powassan virus encephalitis following brief attachment of Connecticut deer ticks. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Aug 16)

Fujikawa T, Yoshikawa T, Kurosu T, et al. Co-infection with severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus and Rickettsia japonica after tick bite, Japan. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Apr;27(4)

Gardner AM, Pawlikowski NC, Hamer SA, et al. Landscape features predict the current and forecast the future geographic spread of Lyme disease. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2020 (published online Dec 23)

Ginsberg HS, Jickling GJ, Burke RL, et al. Why Lyme disease is common in the northern US, but rare in the south: the roles of host choice, host-seeking behavior, and tick density. PLoS Biol 2021 (published online Jan 28)

Guillot C, Badcock J, Clow K, et al. Sentinel surveillance of Lyme disease risk in Canada, 2019: results from the first year of the Canadian Lyme Sentinel Network (CaLSeN). Can Commun Dis Rep 2020 Oct 1;46(10)

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)

Hashavya S, Gross I, Gross M, et al. Tickborne relapsing fever, Jerusalem, Israel, 2004-2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Oct;26(10)

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)

Huang XY, He ZQ, Wang BH, et al. Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus: a systematic review and meta-analysis of transmission mode. Epidemiol Infect 2020 (published online Sep 30)

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

Kortela E, Kanerva M, Kurkela S, et al. Suspicion of Lyme borreliosis in patients referred to an infectious diseases clinic: what did the patients really have? Clin Microbiol Infect 2020 (published online Sep 23)

Kugeler KJ, Schwartz AM, Delorey MJ, et al. Estimating the frequency of Lyme disease diagnoses, United States, 2010-2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Feb;27(2)

Lantos PM, Rumbaugh J, Bockenstedt LK, et al. Clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), American Academy of Neurology (AAN), and American College of Rheumatology (ACR): 2020 guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Nov 30)

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)

Markosicz M, Schotta AM, Hoss D, et al. Infections with tickborne pathogens after tick bite, Austria, 2015-2018. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Apr;27(4)

Marx GE, Spillane M, Beck A, et al. Emergency department visits for tick bites—United States, January 2017–December 2019. MMWR 2021 Apr 30;70(17):612-6

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

Miao D, Liu MJ, Wang YX, et al. Epidemiology and ecology of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome in China, 2010-2018. Clin Infect Dis 2020 (published online Oct 17)

Millins C, Leo W, MacInnes I, et al. Emergence of Lyme disease on treeless islands, Scotland, United Kingdom. Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Feb;27(2)

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