• Cervids as sentinel-species for tick-borne encephalitis virus in Norway - A serological study 

      Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Das Neves, Carlos G; Granquist, Erik Georg; Madslien, Knut Ivar Engesæter; Stuen, Snorre; Pedersen, Benedikte Nevjen; Vikse, Rose; Rocchi, Mara; Laming, Eleanor; Stiasny, Karin; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Tick‐borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) is the causative agent of tick‐borne encephalitis (TBE). TBEV is one of the most important neurological pathogens transmitted by tick bites in Europe. The objectives of this study were ...
    • Characterizing the virome of Ixodes ricinus ticks from northern Europe 

      Pettersson, John; Shi, Mang; Bohlin, Jon; Eldholm, Vegard; Brynildsrud, Ola Brønstad; Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Holmes, Edward C (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
    • Distribution of Neoehrlichia mikurensis in Ixodes ricinus ticks along the coast of Norway: The western seaboard is a low-prevalence region 

      Pedersen, Benedikte Nevjen; Jenkins, Andrew; Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Yohanns B, Okbaldet; Edgar, Kristin Skarsfjord; Lamsal, Alaka; Soleng, Arnulf; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Neoehrlichia mikurensis is a tick‐borne pathogen widespread among ticks and rodents in Europe and Asia. A previous study on Ixodes ricinus ticks in Norway suggested that N. mikurensis was scarce or absent on the south‐west ...
    • Experimental infection of lambs with tick-borne encephalitis virus and co-infection with Anaplasma phagocytophilum. 

      Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Granquist, Erik Georg; Okstad, Wenche; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Stuen, Snorre; Vikse, Rose; Stiasny, Karin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) is a zoonotic pathogen which may cause tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in humans and animals. More than 10,000 cases of TBE are reported annually in Europe and Asia. However, the knowledge ...
    • Predicting and mapping human risk of exposure to ixodes ricinus nymphs using climatic and environmental data, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, 2016 

      Kjær, Lene Jung; Soleng, Arnulf; Edgar, Kristin Skarsfjord; Lindstedt, Heidi Elisabeth H.; Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Korslund, Lars; Kjelland, Vivian; Slettan, Audun; Stuen, Snorre; Kjellander, Petter; Christensson, Madeleine; Teräväinen, Malin; Baum, Andreas; Klitgaard, Kirstine; Bødker, René (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
    • Predicting the spatial abundance of Ixodes ricinus ticks in southern Scandinavia using environmental and climatic data 

      Kjær, Lene Jung; Soleng, Arnulf; Edgar, Kristin Skarsfjord; Lindstedt, Heidi Elisabeth Heggen; Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Korslund, Lars; Kjelland, Vivian; Slettan, Audun; Stuen, Snorre; Kjellander, Petter; Christensson, Madeleine; Teräväinen, Malin; Baum, Andreas; Klitgaard, Kirstine; Bødker, René (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Recently, focus on tick-borne diseases has increased as ticks and their pathogens have become widespread and represent a health problem in Europe. Understanding the epidemiology of tickborne infections requires the ability ...
    • Spatial data of Ixodes ricinus instar abundance and nymph pathogen prevalence, Scandinavia, 2016–2017 

      Kjær, Lene Jung; Klitgaard, Kristine; Soleng, Arnulf; Edgar, Kristin Skarsfjord; Lindstedt, Heidi Elisabeth Heggen; Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Korslund, Lars; Kjelland, Vivian; Slettan, Audun; Stuen, Snorre; Kjellander, Petter; Christensson, Madeleine; Teräväinen, Malin; Baum, Andreas; Jensen, Laura Mark; Bødker, Rene (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Ticks carry pathogens that can cause disease in both animals and humans, and there is a need to monitor the distribution and abundance of ticks and the pathogens they carry to pinpoint potential high risk areas for tick-borne ...
    • Spatial patterns of pathogen prevalence in questing Ixodes ricinus nymphs in southern Scandinavia 

      Kjær, Lene Jung; Klitgaard, Kirstine; Soleng, Arnulf; Edgar, Kristin Skarsfjord; Lindstedt, Heidi Elisabeth Heggen; Paulsen, Katrine Mørk; Andreassen, Åshild Kristine; Korslund, Lars; Kjelland, Vivian; Slettan, Audun; Stuen, Snorre; Kjellander, Petter; Christensson, Madeleine; Teräväinen, Malin; Baum, Andreas; Jensen, Laura Mark; Bødker, René (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
    • Tick-borne encephalitis virus : a One Health approach 

      Paulsen, Katrine Mørk (PhD thesis;2020:34, Doctoral thesis, 2020)
      Tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV) is a Flavivirus which is transmitted to humans and animals by tick bites, and in rare cases by consumption of unpasteurised milk and dairy products. The virus can cause the disease ...