The prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi infection, and co-infections with other Borrelia spp. in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected in Canada.

TitleThe prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi infection, and co-infections with other Borrelia spp. in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected in Canada.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsDibernardo, A, Cote, T, N H Ogden, L. Lindsay, R
JournalParasites & Vectors
Volume7
Start Page183
Date Published04/2014
Keywordsborrelia, Canada, ixodes, miyamotoi, scapularis, ticks
Abstract

In this study, 4938 I. scapularis ticks collected in 2012 were tested following a newly developed PCR-based testing protocol to determine the prevalence of infection with B. miyamotoi and other pathogens in I. scapularis in Canada.

URLhttp://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/7/1/183/abstract
DOI10.1186/1756-3305-7-183