Tick-borne Disease

Recent News

Dec 20, 2016

News Scan for Dec 20, 2016

WHO H7N9 details
MDR-TB in migrants
Azithromycin for Lyme
Oct 25, 2016

News Scan for Oct 25, 2016

Antibiotic NDA
US cholera vaccine
H5N8 in India
Malaria treatment failures
El Nino and infections
Mar 31, 2016

News Scan for Mar 31, 2016

Long-term Lyme treatment
Flu vaccination and lower stillbirth levels
Guinea Ebola update
More Saudi MERS
Mar 30, 2016

News Scan for Mar 30, 2016

Ebola intervention impact
Fecal transplant benefits
Long-term Lyme effects
Mar 29, 2016

News Scan for Mar 29, 2016

More Saudi MERS
Under-reported Ehrlichia species
Mar 23, 2016

News Scan for Mar 23, 2016

Zika microcephaly, lab guidance
Chikungunya and sepsis
US vs. European Lyme
Feb 10, 2016

News Scan for Feb 10, 2016

Antibiotic prescribing intervention
Pneumonia drug looks promising
Lyme disease in Hispanics
FDA budget request
Feb 08, 2016

News Scan for Feb 08, 2016

New Borrelia species
More chikungunya cases
Sierra Leone Ebola patient discharged
Oct 26, 2015

News Scan for Oct 26, 2015

More chikungunya cases
Tick-borne misdiagnosis
Potential RSV drug
WHO on polio-free Nigeria
Sep 21, 2015

News Scan for Sep 21, 2015

Low chikungunya numbers
H9N2 case in Bangladesh
H5N1 in Nigeria, Ghana
Lingering Lyme symptoms

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Bosco-Lauth AM, Calvert AE, Root JJ, et al. Vertebrate host susceptibility to Heartland virus. Emerg Infect Dis 2016 (published online Nov 17)

Fafangel M, Cassini A, Colzani E, et al. Estimating the annual burden of tick-borne encephalitis to inform vaccination policy, Slovenia, 2009 to 2013. Euro Surveill 2017 Apr 20;22(16):pii=30509

Fill MMA, Compton ML, McDonald EC, et al. Novel clinical and pathological findings in a Heartland virus-associated death. Clin Infect Dis 2016 (published online Dec 7)

Hall JL, Alpers K, Bown KJ, et al. Use of mass-participation outdoor events to assess human exposure to tickborne pathogens. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Jan 31)

Jahfari S, de Vries A, Rijks JM, et al. Tick-borne encephalitis virus in ticks and roe deer, the Netherlands. Emerg Infect Dis 2017 (published online Apr 18)

Johnson TL, Graham CB, Boegler KA, et al. Prevalence and diversity of tick-borne pathogens in nymphal Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in eastern national parks. J Med Entomol 2016 (published online Dec 27)

Kilpatrick AM, Dobson ADM, Levi T, et al. Lyme disease ecology in a changing world: consensus, uncertainty and critical gaps for improving control. Philos Trans R Soc London B Biol Sci 2017 (published online Apr 24)

Li P, Tong ZD, Li KF, et al. Seroprevalence of severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome virus in China: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One 2017 Apr 11;12(4):e0175592

Lipowski D, Szablowska M, Perlejewski K, et al. A cluster of fatal tick-borne encephalitis virus infection in organ transplant setting. J Infect Dis 2017 (published online Feb 7)

Millins C, Gilbert L, Medlock J, et al. Effects of conservation management of landscapes and vertebrate communities on Lyme borreliosis risk in the United Kingdom. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 2017 (published online Apr 24)

Murphy DS, Lee X, Larson SR, et al. Prevalence and distribution of human and tick infections with the Ehrlichia muris-like agent and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Wisconsin, 2009-2015. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2017 (published online Jan 5)

Schwameis M, Kundig T, Huber G, et al. Topical azithromycin for the prevention of Lyme borreliosis: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 efficacy trial. Lancet Infect Dis 2016 (published online Dec 19)

Waddell LA, Greig J, Mascarenhas M, et al. The accuracy of diagnostic tests for Lyme disease in humans, a systematic review and meta-analysis of North American research. PLoS One 2016 Dec 21;11(12):e0168613

Weststrate AC, Knapen D, Laverman GD, et al. Increasing evidence of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) virus transmission, the Netherlands, June 2017. Euro Surveill 2017 Mar 16;22(11):pii=30482

Woolley AE, Montgomery MW, Savage WJ, et al. Post-babesiosis warm autoimmune hemolytic anemia. N Engl J Med 2017 Mar 9;376(10):939-46

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