Epidemiological studies of Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis.

  • Ron Gustafson
  • Published 1994 in
    Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases…


The hard tick Ixodes ricinus, vector of Borrelia burgdorferi and TBE virus (TBEV), is most abundant in the southern and central parts of Sweden. About 2000 cases of Lyme borreliosis (LB) and 50-80 cases of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) are estimated to occur in Sweden annually. Five populations, including 903 individuals living in five different areas close… (More)


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@article{Gustafson1994EpidemiologicalSO, title={Epidemiological studies of Lyme borreliosis and tick-borne encephalitis.}, author={Ron Gustafson}, journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases. Supplementum}, year={1994}, volume={92}, pages={1-63} }