A Retrospective Cohort Study of Tick Paralysis in British Columbia

TitleA Retrospective Cohort Study of Tick Paralysis in British Columbia
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsMorshed M, Li L, Lee MK, Fernando K, Lo T, Wong Q
JournalVector Borne Zoonotic Dis
Volume17
Start Page821
Issue12
Pagination821-824
Date Published12/2017
Abstract

Tick paralysis is a rare condition in BC. The region of highest risk is the Interior, particularly during the spring and summer months. Increasing awareness of tick paralysis among healthcare workers and the general public is paramount to preventing morbidity and mortality from this rare disease.

URLhttps://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/vbz.2017.2168?rfr_dat=cr_pub%3Dpubmed&url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori%3Arid%3Acrossref.org&journalCode=vbz