The common shrew (Sorex araneus): a neglected host of tick-borne infections?

TitleThe common shrew (Sorex araneus): a neglected host of tick-borne infections?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
JournalVector Borne Zoonotic Dis
Volume11
Issue7
Start Page947
Date Published07/2011
AuthorsBown KJ, Lambin X, Telford G, Heyder-Bruckner D, Ogden NH, Birtles RJ
Keywordsanaplasma, babesia, disease, England, hosts, lyme, shrews
Abstract

The finding that the nymphs collected from shrews were almost exclusively I. trianguliceps highlights that this species is the key vector of these infections in this small mammal community.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21453011