Erythema migrans

Erythema chronicum migrans The Erythema migrans (Erythema chronicum migrans) is the characteristic presenting Symptom of the disease in the first stage. Erythema is an inflammatory redness and Erythema migrans, a so-called “wall of dawn”. This skin appearance must occur after a tick bite, however, is mandatory. Days to weeks after the bite may form around the puncture an area of […]

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The threat of ticks Invasion in 2019: scientists warn more and more against dangerous infectious diseases

2018 was a record year for tick – 2019 could be worse In the year 2018, the highest number of ticks was seen, which was ever documented in Germany – a record-breaking year for ticks. Experts predict that this record could be broken this year again. In addition to the strikingly high number of young animals (nymphs) is also the […]

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Life-threatening Vectors: sub-tropical tick species spreads

Dangerous sub-tropical tick species detected for the first time in Austria In the past few months, health experts have reported increasingly facing a growing danger from ticks. Meanwhile, non-native species on diving here. It has been shown in Austria for the first time, a sub-tropical tick species that can transmit the life-threatening Crimean-Congo fever Virus. In Germany, too, the “giants […]

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