Tick-borne infections in human and animal population worldwide

  title={Tick-borne infections in human and animal population worldwide},
  author={Jos{\'e} Brites-Neto and Keila Maria Roncato Duarte and Thiago Fernandes Martins},
  booktitle={Veterinary world},
The abundance and activity of ectoparasites and its hosts are affected by various abiotic factors, such as climate and other organisms (predators, pathogens and competitors) presenting thus multiples forms of association (obligate to facultative, permanent to intermittent and superficial to subcutaneous) developed during long co-evolving processes. Ticks are ectoparasites widespread globally and its eco epidemiology are closely related to the environmental conditions. They are obligatory… CONTINUE READING
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