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HAIRS risk assessment: emerging tick-borne bacteria in the UK

An assessment of the risk that newly emerging tick-borne bacteria present to the UK population.

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HAIRS risk assessment: emerging tick-borne bacteria in the UK

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In recent years, there has been increasing evidence of the emergence of tick-borne bacterial pathogens across Europe. This risk assessment was undertaken to determine the risk these pathogens present to the UK public, following the detection of 4 important potential tick-borne bacterial pathogens in UK tick populations.

Published 8 November 2016