Detection of Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, including three novel genotypes in ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from songbirds (Passeriformes) across Canada. J

Title Detection of Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, including three novel genotypes in ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) collected from songbirds (Passeriformes) across Canada. J
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsScott, J, Lee, M-K, Fernando, K, Durden, LA, Jorgensen, DR, Mak, S, Morshed, M
Journal Journal of Vector Ecology
Volume35
Start Page124
Issue1
Date Published06/2010
Keywordsbirds, borrelia, burgdorferi, genotype, lyme
Abstract

In this three-year, bird-tick-pathogen study (2004–2006), 366 ticks representing 12 species were collected from 151 songbirds (31 passerine species/subspecies) at 16 locations Canada-wide.

URLhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1948-7134.2010.00068.x/full
DOI10.1111/j.1948-7134.2010.00068.x