Kevin J Bown

Summary

Affiliation: University of Liverpool
Country: UK

Publications

  1. Bown K, Begon M, Bennett M, Birtles R, Burthe S, Lambin X, et al. Sympatric Ixodes trianguliceps and Ixodes ricinus ticks feeding on field voles (Microtus agrestis): potential for increased risk of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in the United Kingdom?. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2006;6:404-10 pubmed
    ..trianguliceps, which may alone maintain endemic cycles, and exophilic I. ricinus ticks, which could act as a bridge vector and transmit infections to humans and domesticated animals. ..
  2. Bown K, Bennet M, Begon M. Flea-borne Bartonella grahamii and Bartonella taylorii in bank voles. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004;10:684-7 pubmed
    ..taylorii maintained in an arthropod-free environment; this finding suggests that fleas may be essential for transmitting some Bartonella species...
  3. Bown K, Lambin X, Telford G, Heyder Bruckner D, Ogden N, Birtles R. The common shrew (Sorex araneus): a neglected host of tick-borne infections?. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011;11:947-53 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that common shrews are a reservoir of tick-borne infections and that the role of shrews in the ecology and epidemiology of tick-borne infections elsewhere needs to be comprehensively investigated...

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. Bown K, Begon M, Bennett M, Birtles R, Burthe S, Lambin X, et al. Sympatric Ixodes trianguliceps and Ixodes ricinus ticks feeding on field voles (Microtus agrestis): potential for increased risk of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in the United Kingdom?. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2006;6:404-10 pubmed
    ..trianguliceps, which may alone maintain endemic cycles, and exophilic I. ricinus ticks, which could act as a bridge vector and transmit infections to humans and domesticated animals. ..
  2. Bown K, Bennet M, Begon M. Flea-borne Bartonella grahamii and Bartonella taylorii in bank voles. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004;10:684-7 pubmed
    ..taylorii maintained in an arthropod-free environment; this finding suggests that fleas may be essential for transmitting some Bartonella species...
  3. Bown K, Lambin X, Telford G, Heyder Bruckner D, Ogden N, Birtles R. The common shrew (Sorex araneus): a neglected host of tick-borne infections?. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011;11:947-53 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest that common shrews are a reservoir of tick-borne infections and that the role of shrews in the ecology and epidemiology of tick-borne infections elsewhere needs to be comprehensively investigated...