Other Tick-Borne Diseases
Due to the increase in tularemia diagnoses over the past two decades, Michael Kelson, et al, published a case report in Cureus to raise awareness of the rare yet life-threatening zoonotic infection, which initially presents with non-specific flu-like symptoms mostly during summer months.
Hassan Hakimi, et al., published “Advances in understanding red blood cell modifications by Babesia,” in PLOS Pathogens on September 15, 2022, to further investigate how the parasite invades and multiplies within red blood cells (RBCs) of mammalian hosts.
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The NJ Department of Health (NJDOH) published a press release “NJDOH Tickborne Disease Update: Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis and the Gulf Coast tick” updating the status of the Gulf Coast tick (Amblyomma […]
Delegate David A. Reid (D-House District 32) introduced Virginia HB 850, a Lyme disease bill, in House referral committee pending as of January 12, 2022. The bill pertains to Lyme […]
This review provides an overview of the factors that influence the distribution and abundance of the western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) and the dynamics of tickborne pathogen transmission in the […]