T G T Jaenson
Affiliation: Uppsala University
- First evidence of established populations of the taiga tick Ixodes persulcatus (Acari: Ixodidae) in SwedenThomas G T Jaenson
Medical Entomology Unit, Department of Organismal Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
Parasit Vectors 9:377. 2016..persulcatus has recently increased. In Finland the first records of I. persulcatus are from 2004. The apparent expansion of its range in Finland prompted us to investigate if I. persulcatus also occurs in Sweden...
- Spotted fever Rickettsia species in Hyalomma and Ixodes ticks infesting migratory birds in the European Mediterranean areaKatarina Wallménius
Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Clinical Microbiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Parasit Vectors 7:318. 2014..The aim of the present study was to characterize, in samples from two consecutive years, the potential role of migrant birds captured in Europe as disseminators of Rickettsia-infected ticks...
- Ixodes ricinus ticks removed from humans in Northern Europe: seasonal pattern of infestation, attachment sites and duration of feedingPeter Wilhelmsson
Division of Medical Microbiology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
Parasit Vectors 6:362. 2013....
- Prevalence of tick-borne encephalitis virus in Ixodes ricinus ticks in northern Europe with particular reference to Southern SwedenJohn H O Pettersson
Medical Entomology Unit, Subdepartment of Systematic Biology, Department of Organismal Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36, Uppsala, Sweden
Parasit Vectors 7:102. 2014....
- Driving forces for changes in geographical distribution of Ixodes ricinus ticks in EuropeJolyon M Medlock
Medical Entomology Group, MRA, Emergency Response Department, Health Protection Agency, Salisbury, UK
Parasit Vectors 6:1. 2013....
- Why is tick-borne encephalitis increasing? A review of the key factors causing the increasing incidence of human TBE in SwedenThomas G T Jaenson
Medical Entomology Unit, Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, Uppsala SE 752 36, Sweden
Parasit Vectors 5:184. 2012..Precipitation during June and July was rich and will lead to a "good mushroom season". These factors together are likely to result in a TBE incidence of 2012 similar to or higher than that of 2011...
- Changes in the geographical distribution and abundance of the tick Ixodes ricinus during the past 30 years in SwedenThomas G T Jaenson
Medical Entomology Unit, Department of Systematic Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
Parasit Vectors 5:8. 2012..To investigate whether the expansion of the tick's northern geographical range and the increasing abundance of ticks in Sweden were still occurring, in 2009 we performed a follow-up survey 16 years after the initial study...
- Detection and prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Rickettsia helvetica in Ixodes ricinus ticks in seven study areas in SwedenKristofer Severinsson
Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Bacteriology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Parasit Vectors 3:66. 2010..Two real-time PCR assays followed by nested PCR and sequence analysis were carried out to investigate the prevalence of A. phagocytophilum and spotted fever rickettsiae in ticks from seven areas in Sweden...
- The range of Ixodes ricinus and the risk of contracting Lyme borreliosis will increase northwards when the vegetation period becomes longerThomas G T Jaenson
Medical Entomology Unit, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
Ticks Tick Borne Dis 2:44-9. 2011..This will lead to an increased Lyme borreliosis risk in northern Scandinavia...
- Risk indicators for the tick Ixodes ricinus and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in SwedenT G T Jaenson
Department of Systematic Biology, Medical Entomology Unit, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Med Vet Entomol 23:226-37. 2009..burgdorferi s.l. can occur in: (a) biotopes with shrews, rodents, hares and birds; (b) biotopes with shrews, rodents, hares, deer and birds, and (c) island locations where the varying hare (Lepus timidus) is the only mammalian tick host...
- Evaluation of extracts and oils of tick-repellent plants from SwedenT G T Jaenson
Medical Entomology Unit, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Sweden
Med Vet Entomol 19:345-52. 2005..These plants may be useful sources of chemicals for the control of arthropods of medical, veterinary or agricultural importance...
- Widespread distribution and high prevalence of an alpha-proteobacterial symbiont in the tick Ixodes ricinusN Lo
School of Biological Sciences, The University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
Environ Microbiol 8:1280-7. 2006..To our knowledge, IricES1 is the most widespread and highly prevalent of any tick-associated symbiont...