Journal article icon

Journal article

Surveillance of Ixodes ricinus ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in Iceland.

Abstract:

Background

Ixodes ricinus is a three-host tick, a principal vector of Borrelia burgdorferi (s.l.) and one of the main vectors of tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) virus. Iceland is located in the North Atlantic Ocean with subpolar oceanic climate. During the past 3-4 decades, average temperature has increased, supporting more favourable conditions for ticks. Reports of I. ricinus have increased in recent years. If these ticks were able to establish in a changing climate,...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Publisher's copy

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1186/s13071-017-2375-2

Authors


Expand authors...
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Parasites & vectors Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Pages:
466
Publication date:
2017-10-10
Acceptance date:
2017-09-10
DOI:
ISSN:
1756-3305
Pubs id:
pubs:735456
URN:
uri:de7918b6-8200-4e73-8a00-da485450adcd
UUID:
uuid:de7918b6-8200-4e73-8a00-da485450adcd
Local pid:
pubs:735456

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP