"the evidence suggests that tajgafästingen spread in new areas in the north of Sweden. It has migrated from the east, and can carry on a more dangerous type of the TBE-virus, which can cause tick-borne encephalitis, according to the national veterinary institute (SVA)."
"Tajgafästingen is not new in Sweden, but have previously only been found along the coast of Norrland. At last year's big fästinginsamling found also in the northern inlandskommuner."
"Now calls on the authority to the new fästinginsamling. Bargains in Norrbotten, Västerbotten and Jämtland are of particular interest."
"Live ticks should be placed in the freezer an hour before they sent in the path. The ticks should be placed in double plastic bags and are the blodfyllda it is good with a little paper around as well, so that they do not mosas in the cargo. The one that sends out a tick also asked to fill in a web form of the SVA."