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Driving forces for changes in geographical distribution of Ixodes ricinus ticks in Europe
Improved tick surveillance with harmonized approaches for comparison of data enabling the follow-up of trends at EU level will improve the messages on risk related to tick-borne diseases to policy makers, other stake holders and to the general public. Expand
Ticks Feeding on Humans: A Review of Records on Human-Biting Ixodoidea with Special Reference to Pathogen Transmission
Despite the fact that most people who are bitten destroy the offending tick in disgust, it is recommended that they preserve specimens in ethanol for taxonomic identification and detection of pathogens by molecular methods. Expand
Overview: Ticks as vectors of pathogens that cause disease in humans and animals.
The molecular characterization of the tick-pathogen interface is rapidly advancing and providing new avenues for the development of novel control strategies for both tick infestations and their associated pathogens. Expand
Guideline for veterinary practitioners on canine ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in Europe
This guideline is intended to answer the most common questions on these diseases from a practical point of view and provide a practical guideline for veterinary practitioners on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in dogs from Europe. Expand
Ticks (Ixodidae) on humans in South America
Twenty eight species of Ixodidae have been found on man in South America and ticks of the genus Ixodes do not appear to be major players in transmitting diseases to human. Expand
The Argasidae, Ixodidae and Nuttalliellidae (Acari: Ixodida) of the world: a list of valid species names
This work is intended as a consensus list of valid tick names, following recent revisionary studies, wherein we recognize 896 species of ticks in 3 families. The Nuttalliellidae is monotypic,Expand
A review of canine babesiosis: the European perspective
This review is to provide veterinary practitioners with practical guidelines for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of babesiosis in European dogs, and it is hoped that these guidelines will answer the most frequently asked questions posed by veterinary practitioners. Expand
Rickettsia parkeri in Amblyomma triste from Uruguay
Rickettsia parkeri was detected in A. triste, which suggests that this species could be considered a pathogenic agent responsible for human rickettsioses in Uruguay. Expand