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Diseases » Tick-borne diseases » Summary
 

What is Tick-borne diseases?

What is Tick-borne diseases?

  • Tick-borne diseases: Any disease that is transferred to humans by the tick.
  • Tick-borne diseases: blood sucking acarid parasites of the order Ixodida comprising two families: the softbacked ticks (Argasidae) and hardbacked ticks (Ixodidae); ticks are larger than their relatives, the mites; they penetrate the skin of their host by means of highly specialized, hooked mouth parts and feed on its blood; ticks attack all groups of terrestrial vertebrates; in humans they are responsible for many diseases, including the transmission of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, babesiosis, African swine fever and relapsing fever.
    Source - Diseases Database

Tick-borne diseases: Introduction

Types of Tick-borne diseases:

Types of Tick-borne diseases:

Broader types of Tick-borne diseases:

How serious is Tick-borne diseases?

Complications of Tick-borne diseases: see complications of Tick-borne diseases

What causes Tick-borne diseases?

Causes of Tick-borne diseases: see causes of Tick-borne diseases
Cause of Tick-borne diseases: Tick bites spread infection.
Risk factors for Tick-borne diseases: see risk factors for Tick-borne diseases

What are the symptoms of Tick-borne diseases?

Symptoms of Tick-borne diseases: see symptoms of Tick-borne diseases

Complications of Tick-borne diseases: see complications of Tick-borne diseases

Can anyone else get Tick-borne diseases?

More information: see contagiousness of Tick-borne diseases
Inheritance: see inheritance of Tick-borne diseases

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tick-borne diseases: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tick-borne diseases.
Treatments for Tick-borne diseases: see treatments for Tick-borne diseases
Prevention of Tick-borne diseases: see prevention of Tick-borne diseases
Research for Tick-borne diseases: see research for Tick-borne diseases

Society issues for Tick-borne diseases


Hospitalization statistics for Tick-borne diseases: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Tick-borne diseases:

  • 0.0006% (72) of hospital episodes were for arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral haemorrhagic fevers in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 90% of hospital consultations for arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral haemorrhagic fevers required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital episodes for arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral haemorrhagic fevers were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital episodes for arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral haemorrhagic fevers were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital admissions for arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral haemorrhagic fevers required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral haemorrhagic fevers in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for arthropod-borne viral fevers and viral haemorrhagic fevers in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Tick-borne diseases

Main name of condition: Tick-borne diseases

Other names or spellings for Tick-borne diseases:

Tick-borne diseases: Related Conditions

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