NewsDesk @bactiman63 For the first time in the country, the presence of two species of Rickettsia bacteria (R. felis and R. ricketsii) was identified in ticks collected from cattle off the coast of...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 The South Africa National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported on the death of 43-year-old man in Klerksdorp, North West Province due to tick bite fever. The timeline...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  The Municipality of Hortolândia in São Paulo State confirmed Thursday, the first death from spotted fever in the city this year. The victim is a 7-year-old boy who died on...

The Department of Disease Control in Taiwan has reported 60 confirmed cases of tsutsugamushi disease, or scrub typhus in the country in the past 4 weeks. The cases were reported as mainly infected in Huadong...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Chief Veterinary Officer for the  Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment in Australia, Dr Mark Schipp has reported six cases of the tick-borne illness,...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico are reporting some 50 rickettsiosis cases this year to date, according to a El Mexicano report (computer translated). According...

Global Lyme Diagnostics (GLD) launched it’s ground breaking Lyme diagnostic in 2017 and is now excited to announce the launch of their tick-borne coinfections diagnostic tests. This additional coinfection...

A new blood test called the Tick-Borne Disease Serochip (TBD Serochip) promises to revolutionize the diagnosis of tick-borne disease by offering a single test to identify and distinguish between Borrelia...