Changing geographic ranges of ticks and tick-borne pathogens: drivers, mechanisms and consequences for pathogen diversity

TitleChanging geographic ranges of ticks and tick-borne pathogens: drivers, mechanisms and consequences for pathogen diversity
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsN H Ogden, Mechai, S, Margos, G
JournalFront Cell Infect Microbiol
Volume3
Start Page46
Date Published2013
Abstract

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.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3756306/#__ffn_sectitle