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1.

Host identification in unfed ticks from stable isotope compositions (δ13 C and δ15 N).

Heylen D, Schmidt O, Dautel H, Gern L, Kampen H, Newton J, Gray J.

Med Vet Entomol. 2019 Sep;33(3):360-366. doi: 10.1111/mve.12372. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

PMID:
30883848
2.

Influence of climatic factors on Ixodes ricinus nymph abundance and phenology over a long-term monthly observation in Switzerland (2000-2014).

Hauser G, Rais O, Morán Cadenas F, Gonseth Y, Bouzelboudjen M, Gern L.

Parasit Vectors. 2018 May 8;11(1):289. doi: 10.1186/s13071-018-2876-7.

3.

Fitness estimates from experimental infections predict the long-term strain structure of a vector-borne pathogen in the field.

Durand J, Jacquet M, Rais O, Gern L, Voordouw MJ.

Sci Rep. 2017 May 12;7(1):1851. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-01821-1.

4.

Multistrain Infections with Lyme Borreliosis Pathogens in the Tick Vector.

Durand J, Herrmann C, Genné D, Sarr A, Gern L, Voordouw MJ.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2017 Jan 17;83(3). pii: e02552-16. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02552-16. Print 2017 Feb 1.

5.

A tribute to Dr. Willy Burgdorfer, Medical Entomologist Extraordinaire.

Gern L, Aeschlimann A, Schwan TG, Lane RS.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2016 Feb;7(1):66-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.08.006. No abstract available.

PMID:
26929975
6.

Acceptability of tick control interventions to prevent Lyme disease in Switzerland and Canada: a mixed-method study.

Aenishaenslin C, Michel P, Ravel A, Gern L, Waaub JP, Milord F, Bélanger D.

BMC Public Health. 2016 Jan 5;16:12. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2629-x.

7.

Multiplex PCR for molecular screening of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma spp. and Babesia spp.

Rodríguez I, Burri C, Noda AA, Douet V, Gern L.

Ann Agric Environ Med. 2015;22(4):642-6. doi: 10.5604/12321966.1185767.

8.

Cross-Immunity and Community Structure of a Multiple-Strain Pathogen in the Tick Vector.

Durand J, Jacquet M, Paillard L, Rais O, Gern L, Voordouw MJ.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2015 Nov;81(22):7740-52. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02296-15. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

9.

Adaptation and Evaluation of a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Model for Lyme Disease Prevention.

Aenishaenslin C, Gern L, Michel P, Ravel A, Hongoh V, Waaub JP, Milord F, Bélanger D.

PLoS One. 2015 Aug 21;10(8):e0135171. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135171. eCollection 2015.

10.

Factors associated with preventive behaviors regarding Lyme disease in Canada and Switzerland: a comparative study.

Aenishaenslin C, Michel P, Ravel A, Gern L, Milord F, Waaub JP, Bélanger D.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Feb 25;15:185. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-1539-2.

11.

Genetic variation in transmission success of the Lyme borreliosis pathogen Borrelia afzelii.

Tonetti N, Voordouw MJ, Durand J, Monnier S, Gern L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2015 Apr;6(3):334-43. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.02.007. Epub 2015 Mar 4.

PMID:
25748511
12.

Search for blood or water is influenced by Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes ricinus.

Herrmann C, Gern L.

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Jan 6;8:6. doi: 10.1186/s13071-014-0526-2. Review.

13.

From Lyme disease emergence to endemicity: a cross sectional comparative study of risk perceptions in different populations.

Aenishaenslin C, Ravel A, Michel P, Gern L, Milord F, Waaub JP, Bélanger D.

BMC Public Health. 2014 Dec 18;14:1298. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1298.

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Prevalence and phylogenetic analysis of tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) in field-collected ticks (Ixodes ricinus) in southern Switzerland.

Rieille N, Bressanelli S, Freire CC, Arcioni S, Gern L, Péter O, Voordouw MJ.

Parasit Vectors. 2014 Sep 22;7:443. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-443.

15.

Tick-borne pathogens in ticks collected from breeding and migratory birds in Switzerland.

Lommano E, Dvořák C, Vallotton L, Jenni L, Gern L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2014 Oct;5(6):871-82. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2014.07.001. Epub 2014 Aug 10.

PMID:
25113989
16.

Borrelia burgdorferi genospecies detection by RLB hybridization in Ixodes ricinus ticks from different sites of North-Eastern Poland.

Dunaj J, Zajkowska JM, Kondrusik M, Gern L, Rais O, Moniuszko A, Pancewicz S, Świerzbińska R.

Ann Agric Environ Med. 2014;21(2):239-43. doi: 10.5604/1232-1966.1108583.

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Are Apodemus spp. mice and Myodes glareolus reservoirs for Borrelia miyamotoi, Candidatus Neoehrlichia mikurensis, Rickettsia helvetica, R. monacensis and Anaplasma phagocytophilum?

Burri C, Schumann O, Schumann C, Gern L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2014 Apr;5(3):245-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2013.11.007. Epub 2014 Feb 24.

PMID:
24582511
18.

Tick-borne pathogens in the blood of wild and domestic ungulates in South Africa: interplay of game and livestock.

Berggoetz M, Schmid M, Ston D, Wyss V, Chevillon C, Pretorius AM, Gern L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2014 Mar;5(2):166-75. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2013.10.007. Epub 2014 Jan 11.

PMID:
24418761
19.

Protozoan and bacterial pathogens in tick salivary glands in wild and domestic animal environments in South Africa.

Berggoetz M, Schmid M, Ston D, Wyss V, Chevillon C, Pretorius AM, Gern L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2014 Mar;5(2):176-85. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2013.10.003. Epub 2013 Dec 27.

PMID:
24378080
20.

Species co-occurrence patterns among Lyme borreliosis pathogens in the tick vector Ixodes ricinus.

Herrmann C, Gern L, Voordouw MJ.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013 Dec;79(23):7273-80. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02158-13. Epub 2013 Sep 13.

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Blackbirds Turdus merula as competent reservoirs for Borrelia turdi and Borrelia valaisiana in Portugal: evidence from a xenodiagnostic experiment.

Norte AC, Lopes de Carvalho I, Núncio MS, Ramos JA, Gern L.

Environ Microbiol Rep. 2013 Aug;5(4):604-7. doi: 10.1111/1758-2229.12058. Epub 2013 May 8.

PMID:
23864576
22.

Survival of Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs under cold conditions is negatively influenced by frequent temperature variations.

Herrmann C, Gern L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2013 Sep;4(5):445-51. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2013.05.002. Epub 2013 Jul 10.

PMID:
23850119
23.

Do ticks and Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. constitute a burden to birds?

Norte AC, Lobato DN, Braga EM, Antonini Y, Lacorte G, Gonçalves M, Lopes de Carvalho I, Gern L, Núncio MS, Ramos JA.

Parasitol Res. 2013 May;112(5):1903-12. doi: 10.1007/s00436-013-3343-1. Epub 2013 Feb 22.

PMID:
23430359
24.

Ixodes ricinus ticks infected with the causative agent of Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, have higher energy reserves.

Herrmann C, Voordouw MJ, Gern L.

Int J Parasitol. 2013 May;43(6):477-83. doi: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2012.12.010. Epub 2013 Feb 13.

PMID:
23416154
25.

Birds as reservoirs for Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. in Western Europe: circulation of B. turdi and other genospecies in bird-tick cycles in Portugal.

Norte AC, Ramos JA, Gern L, Núncio MS, Lopes de Carvalho I.

Environ Microbiol. 2013 Feb;15(2):386-97. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02834.x. Epub 2012 Aug 13.

PMID:
22882497
26.

Diversity and seasonal patterns of ticks parasitizing wild birds in western Portugal.

Norte AC, de Carvalho IL, Ramos JA, Gonçalves M, Gern L, Núncio MS.

Exp Appl Acarol. 2012 Nov;58(3):327-39. doi: 10.1007/s10493-012-9583-4. Epub 2012 Jun 6.

PMID:
22669280
27.

Seasonality of Ixodes ricinus ticks on vegetation and on rodents and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato genospecies diversity in two Lyme borreliosis-endemic areas in Switzerland.

Pérez D, Kneubühler Y, Rais O, Gern L.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2012 Aug;12(8):633-44. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2011.0763. Epub 2012 May 18.

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Infections and coinfections of questing Ixodes ricinus ticks by emerging zoonotic pathogens in Western Switzerland.

Lommano E, Bertaiola L, Dupasquier C, Gern L.

Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Jul;78(13):4606-12. doi: 10.1128/AEM.07961-11. Epub 2012 Apr 20.

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Serological evidence of tick-borne encephalitis virus infection in rodents captured at four sites in Switzerland.

Burri C, Korva M, Bastic V, Knap N, Avsic-Zupanc T, Gern L.

J Med Entomol. 2012 Mar;49(2):436-9.

PMID:
22493864
30.

Prevalence and genotyping of tick-borne encephalitis virus in questing Ixodes ricinus ticks in a new endemic area in western Switzerland.

Lommano E, Burri C, Maeder G, Guerne M, Bastic V, Patalas E, Gern L.

J Med Entomol. 2012 Jan;49(1):156-64.

PMID:
22308784
31.

Do the level of energy reserves, hydration status and Borrelia infection influence walking by Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks?

Herrmann C, Gern L.

Parasitology. 2012 Mar;139(3):330-7. doi: 10.1017/S0031182011002095. Epub 2012 Jan 5.

PMID:
22217387
32.

Ecology of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Europe: transmission dynamics in multi-host systems, influence of molecular processes and effects of climate change.

Mannelli A, Bertolotti L, Gern L, Gray J.

FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2012 Jul;36(4):837-61. doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6976.2011.00312.x. Epub 2011 Dec 28. Review.

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Borrelia afzelii ospC genotype diversity in Ixodes ricinus questing ticks and ticks from rodents in two Lyme borreliosis endemic areas: contribution of co-feeding ticks.

Pérez D, Kneubühler Y, Rais O, Jouda F, Gern L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2011 Sep;2(3):137-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2011.06.003. Epub 2011 Aug 19.

PMID:
21890066
34.

Prospective study on the incidence of infection by Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato after a tick bite in a highly endemic area of Switzerland.

Huegli D, Moret J, Rais O, Moosmann Y, Erard P, Malinverni R, Gern L.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2011 Sep;2(3):129-36. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2011.05.002. Epub 2011 Jul 28.

PMID:
21890065
35.

Microclimate and the zoonotic cycle of tick-borne encephalitis virus in Switzerland.

Burri C, Bastic V, Maeder G, Patalas E, Gern L.

J Med Entomol. 2011 May;48(3):615-27.

PMID:
21661323
36.

Pathogens of emerging tick-borne diseases, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Rickettsia spp., and Babesia spp., in ixodes ticks collected from rodents at four sites in Switzerland (Canton of Bern).

Burri C, Dupasquier C, Bastic V, Gern L.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011 Jul;11(7):939-44. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2010.0215. Epub 2011 Mar 21.

PMID:
21417929
37.

Prevalence of three zoonotic Babesia species in Ixodes ricinus (Linné, 1758) nymphs in a suburban forest in Switzerland.

Gigandet L, Stauffer E, Douet V, Rais O, Moret J, Gern L.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2011 Apr;11(4):363-6. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2010.0195. Epub 2011 Mar 11.

PMID:
21395425
39.

[Diseases and pathogenic agents transmitted by ticks in Switzerland].

Gern L, Lienhard R, Péter O.

Rev Med Suisse. 2010 Oct 13;6(266):1906-9. French.

PMID:
21089555
40.

Borrelia crocidurae infection of Ornithodoros erraticus (Lucas, 1849) ticks in Tunisia.

Bouattour A, Garnier M, M'Ghirbi Y, Sarih M, Gern L, Ferquel E, Postic D, Cornet M.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2010 Nov;10(9):825-30. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2009.0151. Epub 2010 Apr 26.

PMID:
20420529
41.

Diversity of Borrelia genospecies in Ixodes ricinus ticks in a Lyme borreliosis endemic area in Switzerland identified by using new probes for reverse line blotting.

Gern L, Douet V, López Z, Rais O, Cadenas FM.

Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2010 Mar;1(1):23-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2009.11.001. Epub 2009 Dec 16.

PMID:
21771508
42.

Borrelia hispanica relapsing fever, Morocco.

Sarih M, Garnier M, Boudebouch N, Bouattour A, Rihani A, Hassar M, Gern L, Postic D, Cornet M.

Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Oct;15(10):1626-9. doi: 10.3201/eid1510.090403.

43.

Ticks and tick-borne pathogens from wildlife in the Free State Province, South Africa.

Tonetti N, Berggoetz M, Rühle C, Pretorius AM, Gern L.

J Wildl Dis. 2009 Apr;45(2):437-46. Erratum in: J Wildl Dis. 2010 Jan;46(1):333.

PMID:
19395753
44.

Life cycle of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato and transmission to humans.

Gern L.

Curr Probl Dermatol. 2009;37:18-30. doi: 10.1159/000213068. Epub 2009 Apr 8.

PMID:
19367095
45.

Variable spikes in tick-borne encephalitis incidence in 2006 independent of variable tick abundance but related to weather.

Randolph SE, Asokliene L, Avsic-Zupanc T, Bormane A, Burri C, Gern L, Golovljova I, Hubalek Z, Knap N, Kondrusik M, Kupca A, Pejcoch M, Vasilenko V, Zygutiene M.

Parasit Vectors. 2008 Dec 9;1(1):44. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-1-44.

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Isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato from the skin of the European badger (Meles meles) in Switzerland.

Gern L, Sell K.

Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2009 Apr;9(2):207-8. doi: 10.1089/vbz.2008.0050.

PMID:
18945190
47.

[Cattle farmers' perception of the nuisances caused by insects and ticks to cattle in the Canton Jura].

Lovis L, Frutschi Mascher V, Gern L, Betschart B, Zinsstag J.

Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. 2008 Sep;150(9):457-65. doi: 10.1024/0036-7281.150.9.457. French.

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49.

Tick bites in a Lyme borreliosis highly endemic area in Switzerland.

Hügli D, Moret J, Rais O, Moosmann Y, Erard P, Malinverni R, Gern L.

Int J Med Microbiol. 2009 Feb;299(2):155-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmm.2008.06.001. Epub 2008 Aug 21.

PMID:
18722157
50.

Evaluation of a modified culture medium for Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato.

Rodríguez I, Lienhard R, Gern L, Veuve MC, Jouda F, Siegrist HH, Fernández C, Rodríguez JE.

Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2007 Dec;102(8):999-1002.

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