Field sampling methods for mosquitoes, sandflies, biting midges and ticks
This report of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was produced by the VectorNet project (European network for sharing data on the geographic distribution of arthropod vectors transmitting human and animal disease agents).
Preventing vector-borne diseases in Europe: VectorNet issues the first protocols for vector sampling
Vector sampling protocols outlining the recommended methods for collecting vectors have been issued today by ECDC and EFSA, to support entomologists and public-health professionals in Europe. It is a first attempt to summarise best-practices in terms of methods and strategies for sampling mosquitoes, sandflies, biting midges and ticks.
European monitoring systems and data for assessing environmental and climate impacts on human infectious diseases
Nichols, G.L., ersson, Y., Lindgren, E., Devaux, I., Semenza, J.C.
Monitoring EU Emerging Infectious Disease Risk Due to Climate Change
Lindgren, E., ersson, Y., Suk, J.E., Sudre, B., Semenza, J.C
- Avian influenza virus
- Chikungunya virus disease
- Climate change
- Emerging disease
- Erythema infectiosum
- Escherichia coli infection
- Foodborne diseases
- Rift Valley fever
- Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE)
- West Nile virus infection