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Lyme Diseases

Climate Change and Lyme Disease

Lyme Diseases

1) Lyme disease and climate change.
Cullen E.
Ir Med J. 2010 Apr;103(4):101-2. No abstract available.
PMID: 20486310 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

2) Risk indicators for the tick Ixodes ricinus and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Sweden.
Jaenson TG, Eisen L, Comstedt P, Mejlon HA, Lindgren E, Bergström S, Olsen B.
Med Vet Entomol. 2009 Sep;23(3):226-37.
PMID: 19712153 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

3) Altitudinal patterns of tick and host abundance: a potential role for climate change in regulating tick-borne diseases?
Gilbert L.
Oecologia. 2010 Jan;162(1):217-25. Epub 2009 Aug 15.
PMID: 19685082 [PubMed - in process]

4) Effects of climate change on ticks and tick-borne diseases in Europe.
Gray JS, Dautel H, Estrada-Peña A, Kahl O, Lindgren E.
Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis. 2009;2009:593232. Epub 2009 Jan 4.
PMID: 19277106 [PubMed - in process]

5) Influence of climatic factors on dynamics of questing Ixodes ricinus ticks in Slovenia.
Knap N, Durmisi E, Saksida A, Korva M, Petrovec M, Avsic-Zupanc T.
Vet Parasitol. 2009 Oct 14;164(2-4):275-81. Epub 2009 Jun 11.
PMID: 19560275 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

6) Spread of ticks and tick-borne diseases in Germany due to global warming.
Hartelt K, Pluta S, Oehme R, Kimmig P.
Parasitol Res. 2008 Dec;103 Suppl 1:S109-16. Epub 2008 Nov 23.
PMID: 19030892 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

7) Effect of Climate Change on Lyme Disease Risk in North America.
Brownstein JS, Holford TR, Fish D.
Ecohealth. 2005 Mar;2(1):38-46.
PMID: 19008966 [PubMed]

8) [Ticks--due to climatic changes, much more than just Ixodes ricinus, TBE and Lyme disease]
Voigt TF.
Med Monatsschr Pharm. 2008 Jul;31(7):240-6. Review. German.
PMID: 18808072 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

9) Projected effects of climate change on tick phenology and fitness of pathogens transmitted by the North American tick Ixodes scapularis.
Ogden NH, Bigras-Poulin M, Hanincová K, Maarouf A, O'Callaghan CJ, Kurtenbach K.
J Theor Biol. 2008 Oct 7;254(3):621-32. Epub 2008 Jun 26.
PMID: 18634803 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

10) [Climate change influences the incidence of arthropod-borne diseases in the Netherlands]
Rahamat-Langendoen JC, van Vliet JA, Reusken CB.
Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2008 Apr 12;152(15):863-8. Review. Dutch.
PMID: 18512525 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

11) Risk maps for range expansion of the Lyme disease vector, Ixodes scapularis, in Canada now and with climate change.
Ogden NH, St-Onge L, Barker IK, Brazeau S, Bigras-Poulin M, Charron DF, Francis CM, Heagy A, Lindsay LR, Maarouf A, Michel P, Milord F, O'Callaghan CJ, Trudel L, Thompson RA.
Int J Health Geogr. 2008 May 22;7:24.
PMID: 18498647 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

12) The rising challenge of Lyme borreliosis in Canada.
Ogden NH, Lindsay LR, Morshed M, Sockett PN, Artsob H.
Can Commun Dis Rep. 2008 Jan;34(1):1-19. English, French. No abstract available.
PMID: 18290267 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

13) What makes ticks tick? Climate change, ticks, and tick-borne diseases.
Süss J, Klaus C, Gerstengarbe FW, Werner PC.
J Travel Med. 2008 Jan-Feb;15(1):39-45. Review. No abstract available.
PMID: 18217868 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

14) [Global warming: trailblazer for tropical infections in Germany?]
Hemmer CJ, Frimmel S, Kinzelbach R, Gürtler L, Reisinger EC.
Dtsch Med Wochenschr. 2007 Nov;132(48):2583-9. Review. German.
PMID: 18033654 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

15) National assessment of human health effects of climate change in Portugal: approach and key findings.
Casimiro E, Calheiros J, Santos FD, Kovats S.
Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Dec;114(12):1950-6.
PMID: 17185290 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

16) Climate change and the potential for range expansion of the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis in Canada.
Ogden NH, Maarouf A, Barker IK, Bigras-Poulin M, Lindsay LR, Morshed MG, O'callaghan CJ, Ramay F, Waltner-Toews D, Charron DF.
Int J Parasitol. 2006 Jan;36(1):63-70. Epub 2005 Oct 5.
PMID: 16229849 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

17) [Climate change in spain and risk of infectious and parasitic diseases transmitted by arthropods and rodents]
López-Vélez R, Molina Moreno R.
Rev Esp Salud Publica. 2005 Mar-Apr;79(2):177-90. Spanish.
PMID: 15913053 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

18) Climate change and vector-borne diseases: a regional analysis.
Githeko AK, Lindsay SW, Confalonieri UE, Patz JA.
Bull World Health Organ. 2000;78(9):1136-47. Review.
PMID: 11019462 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

19) Impact of climatic change on the northern latitude limit and population density of the disease-transmitting European tick Ixodes ricinus.
Lindgren E, Tälleklint L, Polfeldt T.
Environ Health Perspect. 2000 Feb;108(2):119-23.
PMID: 10656851 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

20) Tick-borne pathogens, transmission rates and climate change.
Estrada-Pena A.
Front Biosci. 2009 Jan 1;14:2674-87. Review.
PMID: 19273227 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

21) Increased incidence of Lyme borreliosis in southern Sweden following mild winters and during warm, humid summers.
Bennet L, Halling A, Berglund J.
Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2006 Jul;25(7):426-32.
PMID: 16810531 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

22) Precipitation and the occurrence of lyme disease in the northeastern United States.
McCabe GJ, Bunnell JE.
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2004 Summer;4(2):143-8.
PMID: 15228815 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

23) A climate-based model predicts the spatial distribution of the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis in the United States.
Brownstein JS, Holford TR, Fish D.
Environ Health Perspect. 2003 Jul;111(9):1152-7.
PMID: 12842766 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

24) Effects of climate on variability in Lyme disease incidence in the northeastern United States.
Subak S.
Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Mar 15;157(6):531-8.
PMID: 12631543 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

25) Analysis of weather effects on variability in Lyme disease incidence in the northeastern United States.
Subak S.
Exp Appl Acarol. 2002;28(1-4):249-56.
PMID: 14570138 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]