Guntis Karelis

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To report a 37-year observational experience in Latvia relating the incidence of human tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) and its clinical manifestations, to the field abundance of ticks. METHODS Tick abundance was measured by standard flagging techniques. Incidence of human tick-borne disease was derived from Public Health reporting(More)
BACKGROUND In Latvia and other endemic regions, a single tick bite has the potential to transmit both tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) and Lyme borreliosis. OBJECTIVE To analyse both the clinical features and differential diagnosis of combined tick-borne infection with TBE and Lyme borreliosis, in 51 patients with serological evidence, of whom 69% had tick(More)
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