- Ticks: vectors of more than just Lyme disease. Fredericks, Jim // Pest Management Professional;Oct2013, Vol. 81 Issue 10, p124
The article focuses on the increasing health threat brought by ticks to the public including Lyme disease from the blacklegged tick, and ehrlichiosis and Heartland virus (HRTV) from the lone star tick.
- Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Tickborne Diseases in the United States. Zaidi, Syed Ali; Singer, Carol // Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/1/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1206
Focuses on a study which reviewed clinical and laboratory features that may be helpful in detecting a tickborne infection. Information on lyme disease; Gastrointestinal manifestations of Ehrlichiosis; Histopathologic findings in tularemia.
- Coinfecting Deer-Associated Zoonoses: Lyme Disease, Babesiosis, and Ehrlichiosis. Thompson, Charles; Spielman, Andrew; Krause, Peter J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;9/1/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p1
The heightened worldwide recognition of the health burden of tickborne infection derives largely fromthe increasing incidence of Lyme disease, human babesiosis, and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, both individually and in concert. Because these infections share the same rodent reservoir and...
- Clinical and Epidemiological Features of Early Lyme Disease and Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis in Wisconsin. Belongia, Edward A.; Reed, Kurt D.; Mitchell, Paul D.; Po-Huang Chyou; Mueller-Rizner, Nancy; Finkel, Michael F.; Schriefer, Martin E. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/1/1999, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p1472
Compares clinical and epidemiological features of early lyme disease and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) in Wisconsin patients. Risk factors; Identification of unsuspected ehrlichia infection in patients with lyme disease; Lack of association between tickborne illness and rural residence...
- Tick-borne diseases march into all 50 states, survey says. // DVM: The Newsmagazine of Veterinary Medicine;Mar2008, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p1S
The article reports on the findings of a survey related to the spread of tick-borne diseases in animals in 50 states in the U.S. It is asserted that at least three tick-borne diseases have been reported in every state in the country, such as Lyme disease, anaplasmosis and ehrlichiosis. This...
- Tick-borne illnesses. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;May2010, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p7
The article features tick-borne illnesses. Tick bites are considered harmless but may cause serious illnesses if ticks pass on infectious organisms. Among these diseases are lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Human ehrlichiosis. The symptoms and health effects of the diseases are...
- Common Tickborne Illnesses. Cervonka, Daniel Stephen // Clinician Reviews;Apr2009, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p20
The article discusses the diagnosis and management of the three common tickborne illnesses, namely Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever and ehrlichiosis. Information is provided on ticks and pathogens associated with the illnesses. Confusion regarding antibiotic prophylaxis, treatment...
- Tick-Borne Disease. Bratton, Robert L.; Corey, G. Ralph // American Family Physician;6/15/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p2323
Tick-borne diseases in the United States include Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, tularemia, babesiosis, Colorado tick fever, and relapsing fever. It is important for family physicians to consider these illnesses when patients present with influenza-like symptoms. A...
- Another tick illness. // Pest Control;Oct95, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p29
Focuses on public health officials' warning about another tick-borne illness being carried by deer ticks. Similarity of the symptoms to Lyme disease; Difficulty of diagnosing the illness known as human granulocytic ehrlichiosis.