Tick Preventive Behaviors and Practices Adopted by Medical Students from Poland, Germany, and Thailand in Relation to Socio-Demographic Conditions and Their Knowledge of Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases

  title={Tick Preventive Behaviors and Practices Adopted by Medical Students from Poland, Germany, and Thailand in Relation to Socio-Demographic Conditions and Their Knowledge of Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases},
  author={Alicja Buczek and Johanna Pilch and Weronika A Buczek},
Simple Summary Ticks are arthropods with the highest importance for public health. The effects of their parasitism can be limited by application of various prophylaxis methods. This study compares preventive behaviors and practices against tick bites and knowledge of ticks and tick-borne diseases declared by medical students from two European countries (Poland and Germany) and an Asian country (Thailand). The study revealed differences in the use of various preventive methods and practices and… Expand
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