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Don't feed the squirrels!

Discussion in 'Lyme Disease and Co-Infections' started by msf, Jun 12, 2015.

  1. msf

    msf Senior Member

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    I googled Lyme in the UK on Pubmed and this was the first article I found.

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25888168

    I remember Prof. Edwards saying that he had never seen a tick in the UK; I haven't either, but if we doubt the prevalence of ticks in the UK we have to come up with an alternative mechanism for getting Lyme into all those squirrels!
     
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  2. msf

    msf Senior Member

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    Oh, and we have to ignore all the ticks on the squirrels.
     
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    Reality is stranger than fiction. I wonder if squirrels can be vectors in various ways?
     
  5. msf

    msf Senior Member

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    You mean you might get Lyme from eating one? I'll have to learn some new dishes...
     

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