Field sampling methods for mosquitoes, sandflies, biting midges and ticks
This report of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was produced by the VectorNet project (European network for sharing data on the geographic distribution of arthropod vectors transmitting human and animal disease agents).
Preventing vector-borne diseases in Europe: VectorNet issues the first protocols for vector sampling
Vector sampling protocols outlining the recommended methods for collecting vectors have been issued today by ECDC and EFSA, to support entomologists and public-health professionals in Europe. It is a first attempt to summarise best-practices in terms of methods and strategies for sampling mosquitoes, sandflies, biting midges and ticks.
Estimating the annual burden of tick-borne encephalitis to inform vaccination policy, Slovenia, 2009 to 2013
Fafangel, M., Cassini, A., Colzani, E., Klavs, I., Grgič Vitek, M., Učakar, V., Muehlen, M., Vudrag, M., Kraigher, A.
Surveillance perspective on Lyme borreliosis across the European Union and European Economic Area
van den Wijngaard, C.C., Hofhuis, A., Simões, M., Rood, E., van Pelt, W., Zeller, H., Van Bortel, W.
Photo library of ticks species
The library offers high-quality photos of ticks species (Dermacentor reticulatus, Ixodes ricinus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus) for illustration of communication materials on tick-borne diseases. The original source of the photos should be cited, please read the copyright notice.