Transmission of Lyme

TRANSMISSION OF LYME

SEXUAL TRANSMISSION:

 RECOVERY OF LYME SPIROCHETES BY PCR IN SEMEN SAMPLES OF PREVIOUSLY DIAGNOSED LYME DISEASE PATIENTS
http://www.samento.com.ec/sciencelib/4lyme/recoveryoflyme.html

Probable Non–Vector-borne Transmission of Zika Virus, Colorado, USA
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/17/5/10-1939_article.htm

Lyme Disease is in the South

Lyme/Ehrichia/RMSF found in Lonestar tick

Lyme Borreliosis in Human Patients in Florida and Georgia, USA
http://www.medsci.org/v10p0915

Ehrlichia and Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae Surveillance in Amblyomma americanum in Virginia Through Use of a Novel Six-Plex Real-Time PCR Assay.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24746145

CHARACTERIZATION OF LYME DISEASE SPIROCHETES ISOLATED
FROM TICKS AND VERTEBRATES IN NORTH CAROLINA
Lyme in North Carolina

Delineation of a New Species of the Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Complex, Borrelia americana

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2786643/

ANTIBODIES TO BORRELIA BURGDORFERI IN DEER AND RACCOONS
ANTIBODIES TO Bb IN DEER AND RACCOONS

Borrelia sp. in Ticks Recovered from White-tailed
Deer in Alabama
Borrelia sp. in Ticks Recovered from White-tailed Deer in AL

Antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi in rodents in the eastern and southern United States.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC265308/

Clinical evidence for rapid transmission of Lyme disease following a tickbite
http://www.dmidjournal.com/

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed

(Powassan virus is a co-infection of Lyme Disease)
Short report: duration of tick attachment required for transmission of powassan virus by deer ticks.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15381804

Surveillance of Zoonotic Infectious Disease Transmitted by Small Companion Animals http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/18/12/12-0664-t1.htm

Ticks and mosquitoes as vectors of Borrelia burgdorferi s. l. in the forested areas of Szczecin.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18274258

Selected phenotypic features of BR91, a unique spirochaetal strain isolated from the Culex pipiens mosquito.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24239193

Ticks and biting insects infected with the etiologic agent of Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3170711

Ticks and Biting Insects Infected with the Etiologic Agent of Lyme Disease, Borrelia burgdorferi
http://jcm.asm.org/content/26/8/1482.full.pdf

Borrelia Outer Membrane Surface Proteins and Transmission Through the Tick
http://jem.rupress.org/content/199/5/603.long

 

Exotic ticks introduced into the United States on imported reptiles from 1962 to 2001 and their potential roles in international dissemination of diseases.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12719143


SPREAD OF PATHOGENS BY WILD BIRDS, WILDLIFE, & DOMESTIC ANIMALS:

        Bacterial and protozoal agents of feline vector-borne diseases in domestic and stray cats from southern Portugal
http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/pdf/1756-3305-7-115.pdf

  Wild Birds and Urban Ecology of Ticks and Tick-borne Pathogens, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2005–2010
http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/18/10/12-0511_article.htm

Transfusion

Probable transfusion-transmission of Anaplasma phagocytophilum (coinfection of Lyme) by leukoreduced platelets
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/trf.12675/abstract