Estimated Effects of Projected Climate Change on the Basic Reproductive Number of the Lyme Disease Vector Ixodes scapularis

TitleEstimated Effects of Projected Climate Change on the Basic Reproductive Number of the Lyme Disease Vector Ixodes scapularis
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsN H Ogden, Radojević, M, Wu, X, Duvvuri, VR, Leighton, PA, Wu, J
JournalEnviron Health Perspectives
Volume122
Issue6
Date Published06/2014
KeywordsCanada, change, climate, disease, ixodes, lyme, scapulars, ticks
Abstract

We quantified potential effects of future climate change on the basic reproduction number (R0) of the tick vector of Lyme disease, Ixodes scapularis, and explored their importance for Lyme disease risk, and for vector-borne diseases in general.

URLhttp://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1307799/
DOI10.1289/ehp.1307799