Navigation Links
Single tick bite can pack double pathogen punch
Date:6/20/2014

Ostfeld of the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. "That means these patterns of co-infection might get worse through time as humans continue to impact forest ecosystems."

The researchers also considered another emerging pathogen, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the bacterium that causes anaplasmosis in humans. Fortunately, ticks were not more likely than expected to be co-infected with Anaplasma and the Lyme disease bacterium.

The researchers determined the proportion of ticks infected with each pathogen individually, then calculated the rates of co-infection expected by chance alone. Not only was co-infection with the agents of Lyme disease and babesiosis greater than expected, but rates of triple infection with the agents of Lyme, babesiosis, and anaplasmosis were about twice as likely as expected. "People in tick-infested parts of the United States such as the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Upper Midwest, are vulnerable to being exposed to two or three diseases from a single tick bite," said Keesing. "And, of course, that risk increases when they're bitten by more than one tick."


'/>"/>

Contact: Lori Quillen
quillenl@caryinstitute.org
845-677-7600 x121
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Single episode of binge drinking can adversely affect health according to new UMMS study
2. Microchip-like technology allows single-cell analysis
3. Luminescent nanocrystal tags enable rapid detection of multiple pathogens in a single test
4. New technique tracks proteins in single HIV particle
5. Single chip device to provide real-time 3-D images from inside the heart, blood vessels
6. Superbright and fast X-rays image single layer of proteins
7. Research led by Wayne State discovers single gene in bees separating queens from workers
8. Single gene separates queen from workers
9. 2-proton bit controlled by a single copper atom
10. A single-domain antibody that specifically recognizes amyloid-beta 42 oligomers
11. Infrared sheds light on single protein complexes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Single tick bite can pack double pathogen punch
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014  NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... company focused on the growing mobile commerce market, announces it ... Robbins for the 2015 International CES debut of the ... will be at the NXT-ID booth January 6th and ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8kmfcn/iphone_5s ) has ... Sensor - Apple/AuthenTec TMDR92 & Sapphire - Technology Report" ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Following the acquisition of ... feature with the iPhone 5S. It is currently the ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... Dec. 18, 2014   LaunchKey , the first decentralized ... and Internet of Things era, today announced the close ... round was led by Metamorphic Ventures with participation from ... VegasTechFund, and others.  LaunchKey has raised $4 million to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NXT-ID Hires Master Pickpocket and Security Consultant Apollo Robbins for Wocket Smart Wallet CES 2015 Debut 2NXT-ID Hires Master Pickpocket and Security Consultant Apollo Robbins for Wocket Smart Wallet CES 2015 Debut 3NXT-ID Hires Master Pickpocket and Security Consultant Apollo Robbins for Wocket Smart Wallet CES 2015 Debut 4iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor - Apple/AuthenTec TMDR92 & Sapphire - Technology Report 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 2LaunchKey Raises $3 Million in Additional Funding Led by Metamorphic Ventures 3
... diseases such as schizophrenia, major depression and cancer ... of dysfunctional genes. A novel computational biology method ... Abdi, PhD, http://www.njit.edu/news/2008/2008-367.php , associate professor in ... found a way to uncover the critical genes ...
... day Americans elect a new president, one of the nation,s ... Houston and outline the daunting global warming challenges awaiting the ... analysis at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in ... a colloquium Tuesday, Nov. 4. The event is free ...
... granted to the laboratory of William Roush, Ph.D., ... Research Institute. Other participants in the consortium are ... California, San Francisco (UCSF), and University of Washington. ... Translational Research Institute Medical Chemistry division and professor ...
Cached Biology News:NJIT professor finds engineering technique to identify disease-causing genes 2Climate change expert to discuss grim global warming predictions 2Scripps Florida scientists awarded $1.5M to fight major water and food parasites 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... | RBJ today announces the firm brokered a long-term lease ... leading biopharmaceutical company, at Two Ledgemont Center in ... , president, and Brian Cohen , senior vice president, ... at 95 Hayden Ave. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150122/170765 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... BOSTON , Jan. 22, 2015  Transwestern | RBJ today ... feet of office space for Shire a leading biopharmaceutical company, ... . Transwestern | RBJ,s Robert Richards , president, and ... the lease for the entire five-floor building at 95 Hayden ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 The laboratory information management systems ... a number of technological advancements due to factors such ... need to integrate healthcare systems, and increasing government support ... system integration. Key players in the market focus on ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Rootstown, OH (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Crystal ... announced today that it has received AOAC-PTM Certifications for the ... O111, O121, and O145; collectively referred to as STEC or ... at 1 colony forming unit (cfu) per 325 g of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Transwestern | RBJ Advises Shire in 202,000 SF Lease, Creating Boston's Largest Suburban Biotech Campus 2Transwestern?RBJ Advises Shire in 202,000 SF Lease, Creating Boston's Largest Suburban Biotech Campus 2Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Laboratory Information Management Systems Market is Expected to Reach $1,323.6 Million by 2019 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Crystal Diagnostics Awarded AOAC-PTM Accreditation for the Rapid Detection of “Big 6” E.coli Food Pathogens 2
... Cord Blood America, Inc . ( www.cordblood-america.com ) ... blood stem cell preservation company focused on bringing ... and internationally, today announced that revenues for 2011 increased 37 ... The Company announced a gross profit increase in 2011 of ...
... 2012   HemoShear, LLC , a biotechnology research company ... systems for discovery and assessment of new drug compounds, ... Heart Association,s Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) conference ... at the Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue in ...
... A recent solicitation by the Defense Logistics Agency ... a deluge of orders for emergency radiation products supplier ... tablets provide protection against radioactive iodine in the event ... of nuclear weaponry in Asia and the Middle East ...
Cached Biology Technology:Cord Blood America Revenues Up 37 Percent to $5.67 Million in 2011 2HemoShear to Present at Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) Conference 2Potassium Iodide Sales Surge on Heels of Large Government Order 2
... of mouse embryonic stem cells to dopaminergic ... midbrain, where they are mainly located in ... and the retrorubral field. These dopaminergic (DA) ... innervation ( e.g.projections to the caudate nucleus, ...
... screening and binding optimization and built on ... synthesis platform. Thousands of customer specified RNA ... Sciences can provide assistance with custom sequence ... of our comprehensive DNA/RNA Aptamer Microarray Service. ...
... C-terminal end of the mouse retinoic acid receptor beta (RAR*). The ... RAR*. The sequence of PEP-005 is (amino to carboxy terminus): C ... - S - V - E - N - S - G ... - L - Q (The N-terminal cysteine has been added to ...
... The ELx50 is a fast and versatile ... with our patented Dual-ActionTM 16-channel manifold. This ... the dispense and aspiration manifolds for overfill ... and 384-well formats. The problem of fitting ...
Biology Products: