Tick-borne pathogens and their zoonotic potential for human infection In Thailand

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Chatanun Eamudomkarn

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Ticks are one of the important vectors for transmitting various types of pathogens in humans and animals, causing a wide range of diseases. There has been a rise in the emergence of tick-borne diseases in new regions and increased incidence in many endemic areas where they are considered to be a serious public health problem. Recently, evidence of tick-borne pathogens in Thailand has been reported. This review focuses on the types of tick-borne pathogens found in ticks, animals, and humans in Thailand, with emphasis on the zoonotic potential of tick-borne diseases, i.e. their transmission from animals to humans. Further studies and future research approaches on tick-borne pathogens in Thailand are also discussed

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Eamudomkarn, C. (2017). Tick-borne pathogens and their zoonotic potential for human infection In Thailand. Veterinary Integrative Sciences, 15(3), 127–136. Retrieved from https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/vis/article/view/144904
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