HAIRS risk assessment: emerging tick-borne bacteria in the UK
- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Human animal infections and risk surveillance group (HAIRS)
- 8 November 2016
An assessment of the risk that newly emerging tick-borne bacteria present to the UK population.
Ref: PHE publications gateway number 2016419 PDF, 263KB, 22 pages
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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