Lyme borreliosis in Lithuania.
The first cases of Lyme borreliosis in Lithuania were diagnosed in 1987, since when the number of reported cases has varied between 50 and 300 per year.
In 1988,354 cases were found through active surveillance.
During 1988-91,3,820 Ixodes ricinus ticks were collected in Lithuania ; 11% of adult and 1% of nymphal ticks were infected with borrelia as determined by dark-field microscopy.
Infected ticks were found in 27/31 (87%) of the regions investigated.
Mots-clés Pascal : Lyme maladie, Borréliose, Spirochétose, Bactériose, Infection, Répartition géographique, Démographie, Epidémiologie, Ecologie, Ixodes ricinus, Ixodidae, Ixodida, Parasitiformes, Acari, Arachnida, Arthropoda, Invertebrata, Lituanie, Europe Est, Europe, Borrelia burgdorferi, Spirochaetaceae, Spirochaetales, Bactérie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Lyme disease, Borrelia infection, Spirachaetosis, Bacteriosis, Infection, Geographic distribution, Demography, Epidemiology, Ecology, Ixodes ricinus, Ixodidae, Ixodida, Parasitiformes, Acari, Arachnida, Arthropoda, Invertebrata, Lithuania, Eastern Europe, Europe, Borrelia burgdorferi, Spirochaetaceae, Spirochaetales, Bacteria, Human
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Code Inist : 002B05B02L6. Création : 199501.