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Europe-Wide Meta-Analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Prevalence in Questing Ixodes ricinus Ticks

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    0479254 - BC-A 2018 RIV US eng J - Článek v odborném periodiku
    Strnad, Martin - Hönig, Václav - Růžek, Daniel - Grubhoffer, Libor - Rego, Ryan O. M.
    Europe-Wide Meta-Analysis of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Prevalence in Questing Ixodes ricinus Ticks.
    Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Roč. 83, č. 15 (2017), č. článku e00609-17. ISSN 0099-2240
    GRANT EU: European Commission(XE) 278976 - ANTIGONE; European Commission(XE) 602272 - ANTIDotE
    Institucionální podpora: RVO:60077344
    Klíčová slova: Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato * tick * Ixodes ricinus * genospecies * meta-analysis * Lyme borreliosis * Lyme disease
    Kód oboru RIV: EE - Mikrobiologie, virologie
    Obor OECD: Microbiology
    Impakt faktor: 3.633, rok: 2017

    Lyme borreliosis is the most common zoonotic disease transmitted by ticks in Europe and North America. Despite having multiple tick vectors, the causative agent, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, is vectored mainly by Ixodes ricinus in Europe. In the present study, we aimed to review and summarize the existing data published from 2010 to 2016 concerning the prevalence of B. burgdorferi sensu lato spirochetes in questing I. ricinus ticks. The primary focus was to evaluate the infection rate of these bacteria in ticks, accounting for tick stage, adult tick gender, region, and detection method, as well as to investigate any changes in prevalence over time. The data obtained were compared to the findings of a previous metastudy. The literature search identified data from 23 countries, with 115,028 ticks, in total, inspected for infection with B. burgdorferi sensu lato. We showed that the infection rate was significantly higher in adults than in nymphs and in females than in males. We found significant differences between European regions, with the highest infection rates in Central Europe. The most common genospecies were B. afzelii and B. garinii, despite a negative correlation of their prevalence rates. No statistically significant differences were found among the prevalence rates determined by conventional PCR, nested PCR, and real-time PCR.
    Trvalý link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0275247