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2013-04-23 13:04:39

It may be slighter later than expected but spring finally seems to be upon us. Unfortunately, this also means the start of the tick season, both for humans and for their pets. But when exactly is the risk of dogs´ picking up ticks greatest?  Detailed information is now provided by a comprehensive study by Georg Duscher and colleagues at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, published in the online journal Parasites & Vectors.  And in a related article, also...

2012-05-17 23:12:02

This year's tick season is predicted to be intense, and a single tick bite can transmit more than one illness. Now is the time to avoid contact with ticks and be aware of the symptoms of Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections. Lou Paradise, president and chief of research of Topicabl BioMedics, Inc., offers important information for coping with ticks and tick-borne diseases. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2012 This year´s unusually mild winter and the early onset of warm...

2011-08-05 05:54:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire)--A new tick-borne bacterium is on the move and infecting people across the country. Ehrlichiosis is an infectious disease transmitted through the bite of a tick. In the United States, this disease is mainly found in the southern central and southeast states but this new bacterium, not yet named, has been identified in more than 25 people and found in deer ticks in these two states. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the University of...

2011-05-17 15:03:00

PORTLAND, Maine, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring is here as is tick season, which begins in April and lasts through November. As people and the country's 75 million dogs enjoy warmer temperatures, the dangers of tick-borne diseases threaten -- from the deep woods to urban parks. According to experts and a leading Web authority on the subject, DogsAndTicks.com, regular screenings by a veterinarian and preventive medications are the best ways to protect pets and families from...

2011-03-22 22:21:08

Tick-borne disease identified as emerging threat Five years ago, large numbers of farmers in central China began falling victim to an mysterious disease marked by high fever, gastrointestinal disorder and an appalling mortality rate "” as high as 30 percent in initial reports. Investigators from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention hurried to the scene of the outbreak. On the basis of DNA evidence, they quickly concluded that it had been caused by human granulocytic...

2008-01-22 12:00:47

Veterinarians and industry experts concerned with the spread of tick-borne diseases announced today the results of a disturbing study that found tick populations are not only increasing in number, but also in reach across the United States. The results, presented during the 2008 North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) in Orlando, were part of a voluntary national veterinary reporting system that was developed by IDEXX Laboratories of Westbrook, Maine. The data uncovered the...


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