|Title||Changing geographic ranges of ticks and tick-borne pathogens: drivers, mechanisms and consequences for pathogen diversity|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||N H Ogden, Mechai, S, Margos, G|
|Journal||Front Cell Infect Microbiol|
In this review we explore current knowledge of the drivers for changes in the ranges of ticks and tick-borne pathogen species and strains via effects on their basic reproduction number (R0), and the mechanisms of dispersal that allow ticks and tick-borne pathogens to invade suitable environments.