2016 journal article

Incident Tick-Borne Infections in a Cohort of North Carolina Outdoor Workers


By: J. Wallace*, W. Nicholson*, J. Perniciaro*, M. Vaughn*, S. Funkhouser*, J. Juliano*, S. Lee n, M. Kakumanu n ...

author keywords: Epidemiology; Rickettsia; Serology; Tick(s)
MeSH headings : Adult; Borrelia burgdorferi / isolation & purification; Ehrlichia chaffeensis / isolation & purification; Ehrlichiosis / epidemiology; Ehrlichiosis / transmission; Female; Humans; Incidence; Lyme Disease / epidemiology; Lyme Disease / transmission; Male; Middle Aged; North Carolina / epidemiology; Occupational Exposure; Rickettsia / classification; Rickettsia Infections / epidemiology; Rickettsia Infections / transmission; Tick Bites / epidemiology; Tick-Borne Diseases / epidemiology
TL;DR: Outdoor workers in North Carolina are at high risk of incident tick-borne infections, most of which appear to be asymptomatic. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
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Added: August 6, 2018

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