• 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 (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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 ...
    • 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 (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 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 ...