Latest Publications and Research on Vector-Borne Diseases

Clin. Infect. Dis.  2020 Feb 01  

First report of Candidatus Mycoplasma haemohominis infection in Australia causing persistent fever in an animal carer.

Alcorn K, Gerrard J, Cochrane T, Graham R, Jennison A, Irwin PJ, Barbosa AD

Haemotropic mycoplasmas (haemoplasmas) infect animals and humans and can lead to clinical syndromes mainly characterised by haemolytic anaemia. A nove... Read More

Source: PubMed


Ticks Tick Borne Dis  2020 Jan 20  

Transgenic functional complementation with a transmission -associated protein restores spirochete infectivity by tick bite.

Schwan TG, Raffel SJ, Battisti JM

The relapsing fever spirochete Borrelia hermsii and the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto each produces an abundant, ortholog... Read More

Source: PubMed

Epidemics    

Temperature-dependent variation in the extrinsic incubation period elevates the risk of vector-borne disease emergence.

Kamiya T, Greischar MA, Wadhawan K, Gilbert B, Paaijmans K, Mideo N

Identifying ecological drivers of disease transmission is central to understanding disease risks. For vector-borne diseases, temperature is a major de... Read More

Source: PubMed

Travel Med Infect Dis  2020 Jan 30  

The safety and applicability of synthetic pyrethroid insecticides for aircraft disinsection: A systematic review.

Pang AM, Gay S, Yadav R, Dolea C, Ponce C, Velayudhan R, Grout A, Fehr J, Plenge-Boenig A, Schlagenhauf P

Air travel contributes to the global spread of vectors and vector-borne infections. Although WHO provides guidance on methods for disinsection of airc... Read More

Source: PubMed

Trends Parasitol.  2020 Jan 29  

Skin Interface, a Key Player for Borrelia Multiplication and Persistence in Lyme Borreliosis.

Bernard Q, Grillon A, Lenormand C, Ehret-Sabatier L, Boulanger N

The skin plays a key role in vector-borne diseases because it is the site where the arthropod coinoculates pathogens and its saliva. Lyme borreliosis,... Read More

Source: PubMed

Clin. Infect. Dis.  2020 Feb 01  

First report of Candidatus Mycoplasma haemohominis infection in Australia causing persistent fever in an animal carer.

Alcorn K, Gerrard J, Cochrane T, Graham R, Jennison A, Irwin PJ, Barbosa AD

Haemotropic mycoplasmas (haemoplasmas) infect animals and humans and can lead to clinical syndromes mainly characterised by haemolytic anaemia. A nove... Read More

Source: PubMed

Ticks Tick Borne Dis  2020 Jan 20  

Transgenic functional complementation with a transmission -associated protein restores spirochete infectivity by tick bite.

Schwan TG, Raffel SJ, Battisti JM

The relapsing fever spirochete Borrelia hermsii and the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto each produces an abundant, ortholog... Read More

Source: PubMed

Epidemics    

Temperature-dependent variation in the extrinsic incubation period elevates the risk of vector-borne disease emergence.

Kamiya T, Greischar MA, Wadhawan K, Gilbert B, Paaijmans K, Mideo N

Identifying ecological drivers of disease transmission is central to understanding disease risks. For vector-borne diseases, temperature is a major de... Read More

Source: PubMed

Travel Med Infect Dis  2020 Jan 30  

The safety and applicability of synthetic pyrethroid insecticides for aircraft disinsection: A systematic review.

Pang AM, Gay S, Yadav R, Dolea C, Ponce C, Velayudhan R, Grout A, Fehr J, Plenge-Boenig A, Schlagenhauf P

Air travel contributes to the global spread of vectors and vector-borne infections. Although WHO provides guidance on methods for disinsection of airc... Read More

Source: PubMed

Trends Parasitol.  2020 Jan 29  

Skin Interface, a Key Player for Borrelia Multiplication and Persistence in Lyme Borreliosis.

Bernard Q, Grillon A, Lenormand C, Ehret-Sabatier L, Boulanger N

The skin plays a key role in vector-borne diseases because it is the site where the arthropod coinoculates pathogens and its saliva. Lyme borreliosis,... Read More

Source: PubMed

Travel Med Infect Dis  2020 Jan 30  

The safety and applicability of synthetic pyrethroid insecticides for aircraft disinsection: A systematic review.

Pang AM, Gay S, Yadav R, Dolea C, Ponce C, Velayudhan R, Grout A, Fehr J, Plenge-Boenig A, Schlagenhauf P

Air travel contributes to the global spread of vectors and vector-borne infections. Although WHO provides guidance on methods for disinsection of airc... Read More

Source: PubMed

Trends Parasitol.  2020 Jan 29  

Skin Interface, a Key Player for Borrelia Multiplication and Persistence in Lyme Borreliosis.

Bernard Q, Grillon A, Lenormand C, Ehret-Sabatier L, Boulanger N

The skin plays a key role in vector-borne diseases because it is the site where the arthropod coinoculates pathogens and its saliva. Lyme borreliosis,... Read More

Source: PubMed

Clin. Infect. Dis.  2020 Feb 01  

First report of Candidatus Mycoplasma haemohominis infection in Australia causing persistent fever in an animal carer.

Alcorn K, Gerrard J, Cochrane T, Graham R, Jennison A, Irwin PJ, Barbosa AD

Haemotropic mycoplasmas (haemoplasmas) infect animals and humans and can lead to clinical syndromes mainly characterised by haemolytic anaemia. A nove... Read More

Source: PubMed

Ticks Tick Borne Dis  2020 Jan 20  

Transgenic functional complementation with a transmission -associated protein restores spirochete infectivity by tick bite.

Schwan TG, Raffel SJ, Battisti JM

The relapsing fever spirochete Borrelia hermsii and the Lyme disease spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto each produces an abundant, ortholog... Read More

Source: PubMed

Epidemics    

Temperature-dependent variation in the extrinsic incubation period elevates the risk of vector-borne disease emergence.

Kamiya T, Greischar MA, Wadhawan K, Gilbert B, Paaijmans K, Mideo N

Identifying ecological drivers of disease transmission is central to understanding disease risks. For vector-borne diseases, temperature is a major de... Read More

Source: PubMed

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