Table 1 summarizes the most common tick-borne diseases.
Avoiding these areas will reduce the probability of exposure to tick-borne diseases.
The other danger of rearing imported species of cattle lies in the prevalence of diseases affecting animals such as foot and mouth, corridor, tick-borne and mad cow diseases.
Next month the first ever conference into tick-borne disease is being held at Hull University, attracting experts from all over the world.
Heartwater is a tick-borne disease, which has been a scourge of South African livestock owners for over a hundred years.
A 2002 outbreak of tick-borne relapsing fever in Montana - the first confirmation of relapsing fever in the state - has led to the discovery of a bacterium and species of tick not known previously to exist in Montana.
Lyme disease is the leading cause of tick-borne infectious illness in the U.S. with about 16,000 cases reported annually.
Which one of the following statements about the clinical presentation of tick-borne relapsing fever is correct?
A warming climate will increase the range and incidence of tropical diseases such as malaria and tick-borne encephalitis.
Tick-borne encephalitis, also known as spring-summer encephalitis, is a tick-borne viral infection that causes inflammation of the central nervous system.