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by Martian
Fri 1 Jul 2016 22:06
Forum: General Topics
Topic: More reports of tick bites in the Netherlands, June total set to beat 400,000
Replies: 1
Views: 2856

Re: More reports of tick bites in the Netherlands, June total set to beat 400,000

Original report from the RIVM in Dutch: Source: http://www.rivm.nl/Documenten_en_publicaties/Algemeen_Actueel/Nieuwsberichten/2016/Ruim_helft_van_alle_tekenbeten_in_juni_en_juli Ruim helft van alle tekenbeten in juni en juli Publicatiedatum: 26-06-2016 Wijzigingsdatum: 27-06-2016 Komende maand is de...
by Martian
Fri 1 Jul 2016 21:51
Forum: General Topics
Topic: More reports of tick bites in the Netherlands, June total set to beat 400,000
Replies: 1
Views: 2856

More reports of tick bites in the Netherlands, June total set to beat 400,000

Source: http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2016/06/92544-2/ More reports of tick bites, June total set to beat 400,000 June 27, 2016 There has been a sharp rise in the number of tick bites reported in May and June this year, the public health institute RIVM said on Monday. So far reports to the t...
by Martian
Fri 1 Jul 2016 21:40
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) virus found in ticks in the Netherlands
Replies: 1
Views: 2395

Re: Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) virus found in ticks in the Netherlands

The original report from the RIVM in Dutch: Source: http://www.rivm.nl/Documenten_en_publicaties/Algemeen_Actueel/Nieuwsberichten/2016/Teken_encefalitisvirus_in_Nederland_aangetroffen Teken-encefalitisvirus in Nederland aangetroffen Publicatiedatum: 30-06-2016 Wijzigingsdatum: 30-06-2016 In teken op...
by Martian
Fri 1 Jul 2016 21:35
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) virus found in ticks in the Netherlands
Replies: 1
Views: 2395

Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) virus found in ticks in the Netherlands

For the first time the TBE-virus was found in ticks in the Netherlands. It can cause a disease called Tick-Borne Encephalitis (TBE), also known by the German name Frühsommer-Meningoenzephalitis (FSME). Source: http://www.nltimes.nl/2016/07/01/new-virus-warnings-released-ahead-tick-season/ New virus ...
by Martian
Fri 1 Jul 2016 18:22
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Validate or falsify: Lessons learned from microscopy method claimed to be useful for detecting Borrelia and Babesia
Replies: 7
Views: 3039

Re: Validate or falsify: Lessons learned from microscopy method claimed to be useful for detecting Borrelia and Babesia

Source: http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=165661&CultureCode=en News Release Researchers uncover potential flaws in test for Lyme Disease 30 June 2016, Taylor & Francis A new microscopy technique (LM-method) developed to detect Lyme disease is unable to distinguish infected patients f...
by Martian
Fri 1 Jul 2016 17:59
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Validate or falsify: Lessons learned from microscopy method claimed to be useful for detecting Borrelia and Babesia
Replies: 7
Views: 3039

Validate or falsify: Lessons learned from microscopy method claimed to be useful for detecting Borrelia and Babesia

The study below checked the LM-method. I think LM stands for Laane and Mysterud, who developed and published about this microscopy method for detection of Borrelia and Babesia. PubMed abstract: Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27030913 Infect Dis (Lond). 2016 Jun;48(6):411-9. doi: 10.3109/...
by Martian
Thu 23 Jun 2016 16:06
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Cure of experimental babesiosis in immunodeficient mice using combination of endochin-like quinolone and atovaquone
Replies: 1
Views: 1268

Re: Cure of experimental babesiosis in immunodeficient mice using combination of endochin-like quinolone and atovaquone

Source: http://news.yale.edu/2016/06/06/combination-therapy-cures-tick-borne-illness-mice Combination therapy cures tick-borne illness in mice By Ziba Kashef June 6, 2016 A novel combination therapy cures an emerging infectious disease, babesiosis, which is transmitted by the same ticks that transmi...
by Martian
Thu 23 Jun 2016 16:02
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Cure of experimental babesiosis in immunodeficient mice using combination of endochin-like quinolone and atovaquone
Replies: 1
Views: 1268

Cure of experimental babesiosis in immunodeficient mice using combination of endochin-like quinolone and atovaquone

Source: http://jem.rupress.org/content/early/2016/06/06/jem.20151519 PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27270894 J Exp Med. 2016 Jun 6. pii: jem.20151519. [Epub ahead of print] Radical cure of experimental babesiosis in immunodeficient mice using a combination of an endochin-like quinolone a...
by Martian
Thu 23 Jun 2016 15:00
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Progress in Lyme Disease Badly Needed — Could a “Hackathon” Help?
Replies: 1
Views: 2331

Progress in Lyme Disease Badly Needed — Could a “Hackathon” Help?

Source: http://blogs.jwatch.org/hiv-id-observations/index.php/lyme-hack-thon/2016/06/12/ HIV and ID Observations An ongoing dialogue on HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, all matters medical, and some not so medical. Paul E. Sax, MD Contributing Editor NEJM Journal Watch Infectious Diseases June 12th, 2...
by Martian
Thu 23 Jun 2016 13:24
Forum: Published Studies
Topic: Comparing the effect of a leaflet and a movie in preventing tick bites and Lyme disease in The Netherlands
Replies: 0
Views: 1735

Comparing the effect of a leaflet and a movie in preventing tick bites and Lyme disease in The Netherlands

Source and full text: http://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12889-016-3146-2 Comparing the effect of a leaflet and a movie in preventing tick bites and Lyme disease in The Netherlands Desirée Jacqueline Mathieu Angélique BeaujeanEmail author, Rik Crutzen, Fedor Gassner, Caroline...