Public Health England our promoting tick awareness and prevention though their https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=%23BeTickAware assets, which provide key and easily digestible health information on ticks and tick-borne diseases. They have ...
Tuesday 21st May 2019
Dog Borrelia seroprevalence with human Lyme
A paper using a large data set in the US has demonstrated a link between dog Borrelia seroprevalence with human Lyme incidence https://geospatialhealth.net/index.php/gh/article/view/750. This does not mean infected dogs are a direct risk ...
Wednesday 15th May 2019
Tick Awareness Hampshire
Tick Awareness Hampshire are a new collaborative group of local authorities and organisations including the County Council, National Park Authority and Forestry Commission, working to raise awareness of the issue of tick-borne disease transmission and share information about prevention....
Wednesday 8th May 2019
Tick surveillance scheme
ESCCAP UK and Ireland and PHE have collaborated to publish tick surveillance scheme data outlining the different species of tick found on cats and dogs but also the locations on the body where they were found. http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com/content/early/2018/02/26/vr....
Friday 2nd March 2018
The big tick project
The big tick project and Matt Dawson are doing excellent work with the media to promote the risks of human tick exposure and Lyme disease http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-40973709
Monday 21st August 2017
Lyme Disease News
Michael Lappin and Simon Tappin gave and excellent BSAVA lecture on Lyme disease in the US and UK. While we are not seeing the volume of cases in UK dogs that are seen in the US, the number of human cases in the UK are going up. We also know that UK dogs are being exposed to borrelia infected ticks....
Sunday 1st January 2017