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Vector-host interactions in disease transmission.

Abstract:

Tick-borne spirochetes include borreliae that cause Lyme disease and relapsing fever in humans. They survive in a triangle of parasitic interactions between the spirochete and its vertebrate host, the spirochete and its tick vector, and the host and the tick. Until recently, the significance of vector-host interactions in the transmission of arthropod-borne disease agents has been overlooked. However, there is now compelling evidence that the pharmacological activity of tick saliva can have a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Paesen, GC More by this author
Lawrie, CH More by this author
Journal:
Journal of molecular microbiology and biotechnology
Volume:
2
Issue:
4
Pages:
381-386
Publication date:
2000-10-05
EISSN:
1660-2412
ISSN:
1464-1801
URN:
uuid:f30d9cf1-e19e-48ad-aead-2ef99e806f35
Source identifiers:
274302
Local pid:
pubs:274302

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