In this section, find news related to ectoparasites in Europe as well as useful links
Scientific Press Review
Babesiosis in dogs and cats -- Expanding parasitological and clinical spectra
Solano-Gallego L, Baneth G Veterinary Parasitology, 2011 Sep 8;181(1):48-60. Read more
Tick-borne infections in dogs – An emerging infectious threat
Chomel B Veterinary Parasitology, 2011 Jul; 179(4):294-301 Read more
Mathematical modelling of the impact of climatic conditions in France on Rhipicephalus sanguineus tick activity and density since 1960.
Beugnet F, Kolasinski M, Michelangeli PA, Vienne J, Loukos H. Geospat Health, 2011 May; 5(2):255-63 Read more
Multi-source analysis reveals latitudinal and altidudinal shifts in range of Ixodes ricinus at its northern distribution limit
Jore S, Viljugrein H, Hofshagen M, Brun-Hansen H, Kristoffersen AB, Nygård K, Brun E, Ottesen P, Sævik BK, Ytrehus B Parasites & Vectors, 2011 May, 19;4:84. Read more
FleaTickRisk : a meteorological model developed to monitor and predict the activity and density of three tick species and the cat flea in Europe.
Beugnet F, Chalvet-Monfray K , Loukos H. Geospat Health, 2009 Nov; 4(1):97-113 Read more
General Press Review
Ticks are on the march in Britain University of Bristol, 2011 Read more Who, what, why: Have flea numbers jumped? BBC News, August 2012 Read more A ticking clock for tickborne disease? Veterinary Record March 2012 Read more European tick breed in UK Northern Ireland Veterinary Today, spring 2011 Read more Risk of tick infestation in dogs ‘far higher than previously thought’ Veterinary Record April 2, 2011. Read more