The prophylaxis of tick- transmitted bacterial diseases
Abstract (Summary)The incidence of tick-transmitted diseases is increasing in Europe. During the last decade the number of Lyme borreliosis has increased five fold in Lithuania. Unfortunately other tick- transmitted bacterial diseases remain undiagnosed in our country. This article contains recommendations how to avoid tick bites’, tick removal techniques based on experimental evidence and chemoprophylaxis of tick-transmitted bacterial diseases.
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:Bacteria Lyme disease
Date of Publication:04/11/2008