Factors associated with preventive behaviors regarding Lyme disease in Canada and Switzerland: a comparative study.

TitleFactors associated with preventive behaviors regarding Lyme disease in Canada and Switzerland: a comparative study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsAenishaenslin C, Michel P, Ravel A, Gern L, Milord F, Waaub JP, Bélanger D
JournalBMC Public Health
Volume15
Start Page185
Date Published02/2015
Keywordsbacteria, Canada, disease, lyme, prevention, techniques, tickbite, ticks
Abstract

These results strongly suggest that social and contextual factors such as the epidemiological status of a region are important considerations to take into account when designing effective prevention campaigns for Lyme disease. It furthermore underlines the importance for public health authorities to better understand and monitor these factors in targeted populations in order to be able to implement preventive programs that are well adapted to a population and the epidemiological contexts therein.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25884424
DOI10.1186/s12889-015-1539-2