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Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases
 
 

Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases

 
 

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 2.878(2013)

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Editor-in-Chief::J. Süss

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Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases is an international, peer-reviewed scientific journal. It publishes original research papers, short communications, state-of-the-art mini-reviews, letters to the editor, clinical-case studies, announcements of pertinent international meetings, and editorials.
The journal covers a broad spectrum and brings together various disciplines, for example, zoology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, mathematical modelling, veterinary and human medicine. Multidisciplinary approaches and the use of conventional and novel methods/methodologies (in the field and in the laboratory) are crucial for deeper understanding of the natural processes and human behaviour/activities that result in human or animal diseases and in economic effects of ticks and tick-borne pathogens. Such understanding is essential for management of tick populations and tick-borne diseases in an effective and environmentally acceptable manner. The journal covers the following topics:

Ticks: biosystematics/taxonomy, morphology, evolution, ecology, physiology/biochemistry, behaviour, molecular biology, genomics/proteomics, and control

Ecology/ecoepidemiology of tick-borne diseases: vector ticks and reservoir hosts, the mechanisms and processes determining their abundance and distribution, the occurrence and prevalence of pathogens in tick and tick-host populations, tick-host-pathogen interactions at the ecological level and their dependence upon environmental factors, natural focality, and risk assessments of exposure to ticks and the occurrence of tick-borne diseases

Tick-borne pathogens: viruses, bacteria, and parasites, their biology in ticks and vertebrates, pathogen-tick and pathogen-host interactions on the molecular and cellular levels, transmission, coinfection, genomics/proteomics, and biosystematics/taxonomy

Tick-borne diseases in domestic animals and wildlife: epidemiology, diagnosis, immunology, treatment, vaccination, control/management, and economics

Tick-borne human diseases: epidemiology, diagnosis, immunology, treatment, vaccination, socioeconomics, and public health

In addition, methodological papers on all these areas will be published as well as timely reviews on vectors and vector-borne diseases in which tick biology or tick-borne diseases are addressed.

Audience

Clinical microbiologists, Infection biologists, Immunologists, Virologists, Public health authorities, Veterinary scientists, Biologists/Zoologists with research focus on ticks and tick-borne pathogens

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Current Contents/Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, EMBASE, Journal Citation Reports - Science Edition, MEDLINE®, Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Zoological Record
Editor-in-Chief: J. Süss Lippersdorf, Germany, Associate Editors: G. Dobler Institut für Mikrobiologie der Bundeswehr, Munich, Germany, L. Gern University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland, J. de la Fuente Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC, Ciudad Real, Spain & Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA, A. Estrada-Peña University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain, J. Gray University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, M. Labruna Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil, D. Sonenshine Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA, J. Tsao Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA, R. Wallich University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, G. Wormser New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA, Managing Editor: O. Kahl Berlin, tick-radar GmbH, Germany, Editorial Board: A. Barbour University of California, Irvine, CA, USA, L. Beati Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA, G.H. Bechara São Paulo State University, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil, L. Coons University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA, S. Cutler University of East London, London, UK, L. Eisen Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA, V. Fingerle Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und Lebensmittelsicherheit (LGL), Oberschleißheim, Germany, D. Fish Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, USA, M. Fukunaga Fukuyama University, Fukuyama, Japan, K.-P. Hunfeld Institute for Laboratory Medicine, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, M. Jacobsen Instituto de Patobiologia, CICVyA, INTA-Castelar, Castelar, BA, Argentina, T. Jaenson Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, F. Jongejan University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, K. Kocan Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA, J. Kopecky University of South Bohemia, Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic, E. Korenberg Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, Moscow, Russia, P. Kraiczy University Hospital of Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt/Main, Germany, G. Margos University of Bath, Bath, UK, N. Ogden Centre for Food-borne, Environmental & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada, P. Parola Aix Marseille University, Marseille, France, K. Pfister Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany, J. Piesman Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases/CDC, Fort Collins, CO, USA, T. Poponnikova Kemerovo State Medical Academy, Kemerovo, Russia, S. Randolph University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, D. Raoult University of Marseille, France, P. Rosa Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH, Hamilton, MT, USA, J. Stanczak Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland, G. Stanek Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, A.C. Steere Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA, USA, B. Stevenson University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA, F. Strle University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia, S. Telford Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, USA, S.E. Tkachev Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine, Novosibirsk, Russia, O. Vapalahti University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, P. Willadsen CSIRO Livestock Industries, St. Lucia, QLD, Australia
 
 
 
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