Neue molekularbiologische Nachweismethoden am Beispiel zeckengebundener Infektionserreger

Translated title of the contribution: New molecular tools in the diagnosis of tick-borne diseases

C. M. Leutenegger, Nicola Pusterla, R. Wicki, H. Lutz

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Abstract

Tick-borne zoonotic pathogens are well known in many areas all over the world. Among the tick-borne transmitted diseases in Switzerland, Lyme disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, chrlichiosis caused by various species of Ehrlichia and tick-borne encephalitis caused by the tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) are the most important zoonotic diseases. Early diagnosis and treatment is necessary to prevent fatal infections and chronic damage to various tissues. Due to the variety of uncharacteristic clinical signs, tick-borne diseases are not easily recognized. Diagnosis is based on clinical findings, a record of tick exposure, and direct or indirect detection of the pathogen. Here we discuss briefly the most important tick-borne infections and their diagnosis with emphasis on a new molecular diagnostic tool - the real-time TaqMan® PCR. - and its importance for the diagnosis of tick-borne pathogens.

Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)395-404
Number of pages10
JournalSchweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde
Volume144
Issue number8
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Tick-Borne Diseases
tick-borne diseases
Ticks
ticks
Zoonoses
Ehrlichia
Tick-Borne Encephalitis Viruses
Tick-Borne Encephalitis
Borrelia burgdorferi
Lyme Disease
Molecular Pathology
Switzerland
microbial detection
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Early Diagnosis
Tick-borne encephalitis virus
tick-borne encephalitis
Lyme disease
pathogens
early diagnosis

Keywords

  • Diagnosis
  • Real-time taqMan® PCR
  • Tick-borne diseases

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • veterinary(all)

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Neue molekularbiologische Nachweismethoden am Beispiel zeckengebundener Infektionserreger. / Leutenegger, C. M.; Pusterla, Nicola; Wicki, R.; Lutz, H.

In: Schweizer Archiv fur Tierheilkunde, Vol. 144, No. 8, 2002, p. 395-404.

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