Tick Talk 2022

Lab Medicine Rounds

Aug 5 2022 • 12 mins

Timestamps:

0:00 Intro

00:42 What does the tick season look like this year? Is it true that is has been predicted to be a severe tick season?

01:20 What are the different things that influence the tick season?

03:49 What does “severe tick summer” mean for all of us working and learning in the hospital?

05:08 Have you been getting invitations to talk to some of our clinical colleagues about that differential diagnosis?

05:53 There has been a lot of concern over “superbugs”, are tick-borne diseases evolving as well?

07:30 Going forward, is it going to get worse? What are the experts in the community saying?

09:11 You do a lot of research in the field. I was curious if you have a favorite story about those experiences of leading some students and colleagues into the field to do this tick-based research?

11:48 Outro

Resources:
The Essentials of Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases