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Title: Epidemiology and prevention of Lyme disease caused by Borrelia sp. Carried by ticks in the Ojcowski National Park

Abstract:

The aim of the study was to determine the risk of exposure to tick bites and quantitative evaluation of prevention among residents and staff of OPN. The survey was conducted among 112 people including residents and staff of OPN and among 137 people from the peer group, which included randomly selected people not living and working in the OPN from across the Polish. Knowledge about Lyme disease has a significant impact on preventive behaviors taken. Experience bites by ticks have a significant impact on shaping attitudes and behavior in relation to the risk of infection of Lyme disease. Bites by ticks in 2010-2012 caused infection with Lyme disease in workers and residents of OPN erythema migrans occurred in 39.29% of patients, blood tests have confirmed the occurrence of the disease in 25.89% of the respondents (regardless of the appearance of erythema migrans). Lyme disease infection relates to nearly half of the study population (46.43%). The OPN there is a high risk of exposure to tick bites, the average number of ticks of the genus Ixodes ricinus in 2013 of 8 respondents positions amounted to ~ 25.4 ticks / 100m2 SD = 20.3.

Place of publishing:

Kraków

Level of degree:

2 - studia doktoranckie

Degree discipline:

choroby zakaźne

Degree grantor:

Uniwersytet Jagielloński. Collegium Medicum. Wydział Nauk o Zdrowiu.

Promoter:

Leopold Śliwa

Date issued:

2015

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application/pdf

Identifier:

oai:dl.cm-uj.krakow.pl:4112

Call number:

ZB-124690

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pol

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Location of original object:

Biblioteka Medyczna Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego- Collegium Medicum

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