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Lifestyle, habitat and farmers' risk of exposure to tick bites in an endemic area of tick‐borne diseases in Hungary

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Controlling tick bites on farmers is important to the management of tick‐borne diseases and occupational health risks in agriculture. Based on an extensive household survey conducted between June and August 2015 with 219 farmers from western Hungary where tick‐borne diseases are endemic, we analysed the pattern of farmers' self‐reported contacts with ticks and investigated the potential interactions between farmers, landscape and the risk of exposure to tick bites. We developed a lifestyle t...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/zph.12413

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Environmental Change Institute
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Grant:
Seventh Framework Programme 603416
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Zoonoses and Public Health Journal website
Volume:
65
Issue:
1
Pages:
e248-e253
Publication date:
2017-10-17
Acceptance date:
2017-09-18
DOI:
EISSN:
1863-2378
ISSN:
1863-1959
Source identifiers:
730915
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pubs:730915
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uuid:39af1049-0b91-4db6-958f-35e41199dc44
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pubs:730915
Deposit date:
2017-09-28

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