Top 20 of Tick Infestations

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The spirochetal etiology of Lyme disease.

1983: AGBarbour; WBurgdorfer; JECraft; RLGrodzicki; EJohnson; ANKornblatt; SEMalawista; GPSchmid; ACSteere;

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Spirochetes isolated from the blood of two patients with Lyme disease.

1983: AGBarbour; TFBast; JLBenach; EMBosler; WBurgdorfer; DJCameron; JLColeman; REdelman; ... GSHabicht; JPHanrahan; RAKaslow; JLZiegler;

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Plasminogen is required for efficient dissemination of B. burgdorferi in ticks and for enhancement of spirochetemia in mice.

1997: JLBenach; THBugge; JLColeman; JLDegen; JAGebbia; JPiesman;

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The global importance of ticks.

2004: FJongejan; GUilenberg;

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Ecology of Ixodes dammini-borne human babesiosis and Lyme disease.

1985: JFLevine; JPiesman; ASpielman; MLWilson;

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Tick modulation of host immunity: an important factor in pathogen transmission.

1999: SKWikel;

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Regulation of OspE-related, OspF-related, and Elp lipoproteins of Borrelia burgdorferi strain 297 by mammalian host-specific signals.

2001: DRAkins; MJCaimano; PSHefty; SEJolliff; JDRadolf; SKWikel;

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Decorin-binding protein A (DbpA) of Borrelia burgdorferi is not protective when immunized mice are challenged via tick infestation and correlates with the lack of DbpA expression by B. burgdorferi in ticks.

2000: MJCaimano; KEHagman; MVNorgard; JDRadolf; GBSchoeler; SKWikel; XYang;

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Spirochetes in Ixodes dammini and mammals from Connecticut.

1983: JFAnderson; AGBarbour; WBurgdorfer; LAMagnarelli;

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Temporal analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi Erp protein expression throughout the mammal-tick infectious cycle.

2003: KBabb; JDMcAlister; JCMiller; BStevenson; Kvon Lackum;

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Tick ecology: processes and patterns behind the epidemiological risk posed by ixodid ticks as vectors.

2004: SERandolph;

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Incidence from coincidence: patterns of tick infestations on rodents facilitate transmission of tick-borne encephalitis virus.

1999: MLabuda; JLysy; DMiklisova; SERandolph; DJRogers;

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Selective ablation of basophils in mice reveals their nonredundant role in acquired immunity against ticks.

2010: RIshikawa; TIshikura; KIshiwata; HKarasuyama; YKawano; HKoseki; YMinegishi; KMukai; ... KObata; NOhnuma; TUgajin; TWada; NWatanabe; HYokozeki; SYoshikawa;

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Climate change and the potential for range expansion of the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis in Canada.

2005: IKBarker; MBigras-Poulin; DFCharron; LRLindsay; AMaarouf; MGMorshed; CJO'Callaghan; NHOgden; FRamay; DWaltner-Toews;

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Migratory passerine birds as reservoirs of Lyme borreliosis in Europe.

2006: AGBarbour; SBergström; JBunikis; PComstedt; UGarpmo; LMarjavaara; HMejlon; BOlsen;

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The brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) (Acari: Ixodidae): from taxonomy to control.

2008: FDantas-Torres;

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Association of Borrelia afzelii with rodents in Europe.

2003: SEtti; KHanincová; KKurtenbach; MLabuda; SMSchafer; HSSewell; VTaragelová; DZiak;

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Host immunity to ticks.

1996: SKWikel;

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A ten-year review of commercial vaccine performance for control of tick infestations on cattle.

2007: CAlmazán; MCanales; Jde la Fuente; KMKocan; JMPérez de la Lastra; PWilladsen;

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Incompetence of deer as reservoirs of the Lyme disease spirochete.

1988: TNMather; SIMoore; ASpielman; SRTelford; MLWilson;

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