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European Publications on Lyme borreliosis in scientific and medical journals.
Publications that are not European but may be of particular interest are asterisked.


Lyme borreliosis and B. miyamotoi
September - December 2016


Adamska M, Skotarczak B. Molecular evidence for Toxoplasma gondii in feeding and questing Ixodes ricinus ticks. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Nov 21. pii: S1877-959X(16)30228-X. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.11.009. [Epub ahead of print]

Bagautdinova LI, Platonov AE, Sarksyan DS, Stukolova OV, Shipulin GA, Maleev VV, Dudarev MV. [Follow-up of patients with Ixodes tick-borne borrelioses caused by Borrelia miyamotoi or Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato]. Ter Arkh. 2016;88(11):43-54. Russian.

Beaujean DJ, Gassner F, Wong A, Steenbergen JE, Crutzen R, Ruwaard D. Education on tick bite and Lyme borreliosis prevention, aimed at schoolchildren in the Netherlands: comparing the effects of an online educational video game versus a leaflet or no intervention. BMC Public Health. 2016 Nov 16;16(1):1163. Free PMC Article

Becker NS, Margos G, Blum H, Krebs S, Graf A, Lane RS, Castillo-Ramírez S, Sing A, Fingerle V. Recurrent evolution of host and vector association in bacteria of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato species complex. BMC Genomics. 2016 Sep 15;17(1):734. doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-3016-4. Free PMC Article

Bjark PH. Re: No prolonged antibiotic therapy for disease attributed to borreliosis. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2016 Nov 8;136(20):1702-1703. English, Norwegian. No abstract available. Free Article

Briciu VT, Flonta M, Ţăţulescu DF, Meyer F, Sebah D, Cârstina D, Mihalca AD, Gherman CM, Hizo-Teufel C, Huber I, Fingerle V, Lupșe M. Clinical and serological one-year follow-up of patients after the bite of Ixodes ricinus ticks infected with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. Infect Dis (Lond). 2016 Nov 21:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]

Clinckaert C, Bidgoli S, Verbeet T, Attou R, Gottignies P, Massaut J, Reper P. Peroperative cardiogenic shock suggesting acute coronary syndrome as initial manifestation of Lyme carditis. J Clin Anesth. 2016 Dec;35:430-433. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2016.08.005.

Cook MJ, Puri BK. Commercial test kits for detection of Lyme borreliosis: a meta-analysis of test accuracy. Int J Gen Med. 2016 Nov 18;9:427-440. Free PMC Article

Daniel M, Rudenko N, Golovchenko M, Danielová V, Fialová A, Kříž B, Malý M. The occurrence of Ixodes ricinus ticks and important tick-borne pathogens in areas with high tick-borne encephalitis prevalence in different altitudinal levels of the Czech Republic Part II. Ixodes ricinus ticks and genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex. Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol. 2016 Fall;65(3):182-192.

De Keukeleire M, Robert A, Kabamba B, Dion E, Luyasu V, Vanwambeke SO. Individual and environmental factors associated with the seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi in Belgian farmers and veterinarians. Infect Ecol Epidemiol. 2016 Nov 15;6:32793. doi: 10.3402/iee.v6.32793. Free PMC Article

De Keukeleire M, Vanwambeke SO, Cochez C, Heyman P, Fretin D, Deneys V, Luyasu V, Kabamba B, Robert A. Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and Francisella tularensis infections in Belgium: results of three population-based samples. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2016 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Dersch R, Hottenrott T, Schmidt S, Sommer H, Huppertz HI, Rauer S, Meerpohl JJ. Efficacy and safety of pharmacological treatments for Lyme neuroborreliosis in children: a systematic review. BMC Neurol. 2016 Sep 29;16(1):189. Free PMC Article

Didyk YM, Blaňárová L, Pogrebnyak S, Akimov I, Peťko B, Víchová B. Emergence of tick-borne pathogens (Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Ricketsia raoultii and Babesia microti) in the Kyiv urban parks, Ukraine. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Oct 11. pii: S1877-959X(16)30175-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.10.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Dudek S, Ziółko E, Kimsa-Dudek M, Solarz K, Mazurek U, Wierzgoń A, Kokot T, Muc-Wierzgoń M. Expression profiles of toll-like receptors in the differentiation of an infection with Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato spirochetes. Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). 2016 Sep 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Durand J, Herrmann C, Genné D, Sarr A, Gern L, Voordouw MJ. Multi-strain infections of the Lyme borreliosis pathogen in the tick vector. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2016 Nov 11. pii: AEM.02552-16. [Epub ahead of print]

Esteves T, Aparicio G, Garcia-Patos V. Is there any association between Sarcoidosis and infectious agents?: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Pulm Med. 2016 Nov 28;16(1):165. Free PMC Article

Estrada-Peña A, Sprong H, Cabezas-Cruz A, de la Fuente J, Ramo A, Coipan EC. Nested coevolutionary networks shape the ecological relationships of ticks, hosts, and the Lyme disease bacteria of the Borrelia burgdorferi (s.l.) complex. Parasit Vectors. 2016 Sep 23;9(1):517. Free PMC Article

Forman E, Rice M, Neylon O. Lyme disease in modern Ireland: the importance of home imaging. Ir Med J. 2016 Apr 11;109(4):400. No abstract available.

Gryczyńska A, Welc-Falęciak R. Long-term study of the prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. infection in ticks (Ixodes ricinus) feeding on blackbirds (Turdus merula) in NE Poland. Exp Appl Acarol. 2016 Nov;70(3):381-394. Free PMC Article

Halperin JJ. Neuroborreliosis. J Neurol. 2016 Nov 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Hamšíková Z, Coipan C, Mahríková L, Minichová L, Sprong H, Kazimírová M. Borrelia miyamotoi and co-Infection with Borrelia afzelii in Ixodes ricinus ticks and rodents from Slovakia. Microb Ecol. 2016 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]

Hansmann Y, Chirouze C, Tattevin P, Alfandari S, Caumes E, Christmann D, Salomon J, Michelet C, Rabaud C, Roblot F; Société de pathologie infectieuse de langue française. [Lyme disease: The French Infectious Diseases Society's statement]. Med Mal Infect. 2016 Oct;46(7):343-345. doi: 10.1016/j.medmal.2016.08.001. French. No abstract available. Free Article

Henningsson AJ, Gyllemark P, Lager M, Skogman BH, Tjernberg I. Evaluation of two assays for CXCL13 analysis in cerebrospinal fluid for laboratory diagnosis of Lyme neuroborreliosis. APMIS. 2016 Nov;124(11):985-990. doi: 10.1111/apm.12596.

Jacquet M, Margos G, Fingerle V, Voordouw MJ. Comparison of the lifetime host-to-tick transmission between two strains of the Lyme disease pathogen Borrelia afzelii. Parasit Vectors. 2016 Dec 16;9(1):645.

Jahfari S, Hofhuis A, Fonville M, van der Giessen J, van Pelt W, Sprong H. Molecular detection of tick-borne pathogens in humans with tick bites and erythema migrans, in the Netherlands. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Oct 5;10(10):e0005042. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005042. Free PMC Article

Jahfari S, Krawczyk A, Coipan EC, Fonville M, Hovius JW, Sprong H, Takumi K. Enzootic origins for clinical manifestations of Lyme borreliosis. Infect Genet Evol. 2016 Dec 28. pii: S1567-1348(16)30560-3. doi: 10.1016/j.meegid.2016.12.030. [Epub ahead of print]

Kjær M, Jensen B, Clemmensen A. Acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans-probably an overlooked differential diagnosis for arthritis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2016 Nov 6. pii: kew392. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Koedel U, Pfister HW. Lyme neuroborreliosis. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2016 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]

Kon'kova-Reidman AB. [Tick-borne neuroinfections: Clinical characteristics, immunopathogenesis, and new pharmacotherapeutic strategies]. Ter Arkh. 2016;88(11):55-61. Russian.

Kovalchuka L, Cvetkova S, Trofimova J, Eglite J, Gintere S, Lucenko I, Oczko-Grzesik B, Viksna L, Krumina A. Immunogenetic markers definition in Latvian Patients with Lyme borreliosis and Lyme neuroborreliosis. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2016 Dec 1;13(12). pii: E1194. Free Article

Kraiczy P. Hide and seek: how Lyme disease spirochetes overcome complement attack. Front Immunol. 2016 Sep 26;7:385. Review. Free PMC Article

Lindblom A, Wallménius K, Sjöwall J, Fryland L, Wilhelmsson P, Lindgren PE, Forsberg P, Nilsson K. Prevalence of Rickettsia spp. in ticks and serological and clinical outcomes in tick-bitten individuals in Sweden and on the Åland islands. PLoS One. 2016 Nov 15;11(11):e0166653. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166653. Free PMC Article

Łuczaj W, Domingues P, Domingues MR, Pancewicz S, Skrzydlewska E. Phospholipidomic analysis reveals changes in sphingomyelin and lysophosphatidylcholine profiles in plasma from patients with neuroborreliosis. Lipids. 2016 Nov 10. [Epub ahead of print

Maes L, Carolus T, De Preter V, Ignoul S, Cartuyvels R, Braeken L, D'Huys PJ, Saegeman V, Kabamba B, Raymaekers M. Technical and clinical validation of three commercial real-time PCR kits for the diagnosis of neuroborreliosis in cerebrospinal fluid on three different real-time PCR platforms. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Mason LM, Wagemakers A, van 't Veer C, Oei A, van der Pot WJ, Ahmed K, van der Poll T, Geijtenbeek TB, Hovius JW. Borrelia burgdorferi induces TLR2-mediated migration of activated dendritic cells in an ex vivo human skin model. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 3;11(10):e0164040. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164040. Free PMC Article

Meddeb M, Carpentier W, Cagnard N, Nadaud S, Grillon A, Barthel C, De Martino SJ, Jaulhac B, Boulanger N, Schramm F. Homogeneous inflammatory gene profiles induced in human dermal fibroblasts in response to the three main species of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 5;11(10):e0164117. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164117. Free PMC Article

Michelet L, Joncour G, Devillers E, Torina A, Vayssier-Taussat M, Bonnet SI, Moutailler S. Tick species, tick-borne pathogens and symbionts in an insular environment off the coast of Western France. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Oct;7(6):1109-1115. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.08.014.

Millins C, Gilbert L, Johnson P, James M, Kilbride E, Birtles R, Biek R. Heterogeneity in the abundance and distribution of Ixodes ricinus and Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) in Scotland: implications for risk prediction. Parasit Vectors. 2016 Nov 22;9(1):595. Free PMC Article

Moniuszko-Malinowska A, Czupryna P, Dunaj J, Swierzbinska R, Guziejko K, Rutkowski R, Zajkowska J, Grygorczuk S, Kondrusik M, Pancewicz S. Evaluation of NF-κB concentration in patients with tick-borne encephalitis, neuroborreliosis, anaplasmosis and Anaplasma phagocythophilum with tick-borne encephalitis virus co-infection. Cytokine. 2016 Dec 2;90:155-160. doi: 10.1016/j.cyto.2016.10.014. [Epub ahead of print]

Nejezchlebova H, Kiewra D, Žákovská A, Ovesná P. Students' attitudes to tick risks. Ann Agric Environ Med. 2016 Sep;23(3):437-41. doi: 10.5604/12321966.1219183. Free Article

Nemeth J, Bernasconi E, Heininger U, Abbas M, Nadal D, Strahm C, Erb S, Zimmerli S, Furrer H, Delaloye J, Kuntzer T, Altpeter E, Sturzenegger M, Weber R, For The Swiss Society For Infectious Diseases And The Swiss Society For Neurology. Update of the Swiss guidelines on post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome. Swiss Med Wkly. 2016 Dec 5;146:w14353. doi: 10.4414/smw.2016.14353. Free Article

Norte AC, Araújo PM, da Silva LP, Tenreiro PQ, Ramos JA, Núncio MS, Zé-Zé L, de Carvalho IL. Characterization through multilocus sequence analysis of Borrelia turdi isolates from Portugal. Microb Ecol. 2016 Nov;72(4):831-839.

Ogrinc K, Wormser GP, Visintainer P, Maraspin V, Lotrič-Furlan S, Cimperman J, Ružić-Sabljić E, Bogovič P, Rojko T, Stupica D, Strle F. Pathogenic implications of the age at time of diagnosis and skin location for acrodermatitis chronica atrophicans. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Nov 24. pii: S1877-959X(16)30240-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.11.011. [Epub ahead of print]

Oosting M, Kerstholt M, Ter Horst R, Li Y, Deelen P, Smeekens S, Jaeger M, Lachmandas E, Vrijmoeth H, Lupse M, Flonta M, Cramer RA, Kullberg BJ, Kumar V, Xavier R, Wijmenga C, Netea MG, Joosten LA. Functional and genomic architecture of Borrelia burgdorferi-induced cytokine responses in humans. Cell Host Microbe. 2016 Nov 1. pii: S1931-3128(16)30432-2. doi: 10.1016/j.chom.2016.10.006. [Epub ahead of print]

Palomar AM, Portillo A, Santibáñez P, Mazuelas D, Roncero L, Gutiérrez Ó, Oteo JA. Presence of Borrelia turdi and Borrelia valaisiana (Spirochaetales: Spirochaetaceae) in ticks removed from birds in the north of Spain, 2009-2011. J Med Entomol. 2016 Sep 30. pii: tjw158. [Epub ahead of print]

Pañczuk A, Tokarska-Rodak M, Kozioł-Montewka M, Plewik D. The incidence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Babesia microti coinfections among foresters and farmers in eastern Poland. J Vector Borne Dis. 2016 Oct-Dec;53(4):348-354.

Paradowska-Stankiewicz I, Chrześcijańska I. Lyme disease in Poland in 2014. Przegl Epidemiol. 2016;70(3):395-398. Free Article

Penza P, Moniuszko-Malinowska A, Czupryna P, Pancewicz S, Zajkowska J. Borrelia burgdorferi – morphological structure and motility as adaptation for transmission and survival in the habitat of a tick-vertebrate setup. Przegl Epidemiol. 2016;70(3):420-427. Free Article

Pietikäinen A, Maksimow M, Kauko T, Hurme S, Salmi M, Hytönen J. Cerebrospinal fluid cytokines in Lyme neuroborreliosis. J Neuroinflammation. 2016 Oct 18;13(1):273. Free PMC Article

Potkonjak A, Kleinerman G, Gutiérrez R, Savić S, Vračar V, Nachum-Biala Y, Jurišić A, Rojas A, Petrović A, Ivanović I, Harrus S, Baneth G. Occurrence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes ricinus ticks with first identification of Borrelia miyamotoi in Vojvodina, Serbia. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2016 Oct;16(10):631-5. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2016.2008.

Reiter M, Knecht C, Müller A, Schötta AM, Leschnik M, Wijnveld M, Weissenböck H, Stockinger H, Stanek G, Sipos W. The domestic pig as a potential model for Borrelia skin infection. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Dec 7. pii: S1877-959X(16)30266-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2016.12.003. [Epub ahead of print]

Sándor AD, Kalmár Z, Matei I, Ionică AM, Mărcuţan ID. Urban breeding corvids as disseminators of ticks and emerging tick-borne pathogens. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2016 Dec 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Şahin B, İncecik F, Hergüner ÖM, Alabaz D, Beşen Ş. A presentation of Lyme disease: pseudotumor cerebri. Turk J Pediatr. 2015 Sep-Oct;57(5):522-4. Free Article

Sapi E, Theophilus PA, Pham TV, Burugu D, Luecke DF. Effect of RpoN, RpoS and LuxS pathways on the biofilm formation and antibiotic sensitivity of Borrelia burgdorferi. Eur J Microbiol Immunol (Bp). 2016 Nov 3;6(4):272-286. Free PMC Article

Schneider CA, Wiemer J, Seibt-Meisch S, Brückner W, Amann K, Scherberich JE. Borrelia and nephropathy: cryoglobulinaemic membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis responsive to doxycyclin in active Lyme disease. Clin Kidney J. 2013 Feb;6(1):77-80.

Schwameis M, Kündig T, Huber G, von Bidder L, Meinel L, Weisser R, Aberer E, Härter G, Weinke T, Jelinek T, Fätkenheuer G, Wollina U, Burchard GD, Aschoff R, Nischik R, Sattler G, Popp G, Lotte W, Wiechert D, Eder G, Maus O, Staubach-Renz P, Gräfe A, Geigenberger V, Naudts I, Sebastian M, Reider N, Weber R, Heckmann M, Reisinger EC, Klein G, Wantzen J, Jilma B. Topical azithromycin for the prevention of Lyme borreliosis: a randomised, placebo-controlled, phase 3 efficacy trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Dec 19. pii: S1473-3099(16)30529-1. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(16)30529-1. [Epub ahead of print]

Sočan M, Blaško-Markič M, Erčulj V, Lajovic J. Socio-economic characteristics in notified erythema migrans patients. Zdr Varst. 2015 Sep 25;54(4):267-73. doi: 10.1515/sjph-2015-0035. Free PMC Article

Spreer A, Rauer S, Wilking H, Fingerle V. [Challenge of neuroborreliosis]. Nervenarzt. 2016 Dec;87(12):1288-1292. German.

Steere AC, Strle F, Wormser GP, Hu LT, Branda JA, Hovius JW, Li X, Mead PS. Lyme borreliosis. Nat Rev Dis Primers. 2016 Dec 15;2:16090. doi: 10.1038/nrdp.2016.90.

*Sudhindra P, Wang G, Schriefer ME, McKenna D, Zhuge J, Krause PJ, Marques AR, Wormser GP. Insights into Borrelia miyamotoi infection from an untreated case demonstrating relapsing fever, monocytosis and a positive C6 Lyme serology. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Sep;86(1):93-6. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2016.06.015.

Takken W, van Vliet AJ, Verhulst NO, Jacobs FH, Gassner F, Hartemink N, Mulder S, Sprong H. Acarological risk of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infections across space and time in the Netherlands. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2016 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print]

Tokarska-Rodak M, Plewik D, Michalski AJ, Kołodziej M, Mełgieś A, Pańczuk A, Konon H, Niemcewicz M. Serological surveillance of vector-borne and zoonotic diseases among hunters in eastern Poland. J Vector Borne Dis. 2016 Oct-Dec;53(4):355-361.

Valdés JJ, Cabezas-Cruz A, Sima R, Butterill PT, Růžek D, Nuttall PA. Substrate prediction of Ixodes ricinus salivary lipocalins differentially expressed during Borrelia afzelii infection. Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 1;6:32372. doi: 10.1038/srep32372. Free PMC Article

van Duijvendijk G, van Andel W, Fonville M, Gort G, Hovius JW, Sprong H, Takken W. Borrelia afzelii Infection Increases larval tick burden on Myodes glareolus (Rodentia: Cricetidae) and nymphal body weight of Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae). J Med Entomol. 2016 Sep 30. pii: tjw157. [Epub ahead of print]

Vos FI, Merkus P, van Nieuwkerk EB, Hensen EF. Rare cause of bilateral sudden deafness. BMJ Case Rep. 2016 Oct 8;2016. pii: bcr2016216004. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2016-216004.

Zając V, Pinkas J, Wójcik-Fatla A, Dutkiewicz J, Owoc A, Bojar I. Prevalence of serological response to Borrelia burgdorferi in farmers from eastern and central Poland. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print]




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