First Record of Ixodes affinis Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Infected with Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Collected from a Migratory Songbird in Canada

TitleFirst Record of Ixodes affinis Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Infected with Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato Collected from a Migratory Songbird in Canada
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsScott, JD, Clark, KL, Foley, JE, Durden, LA, Manord, JM, Smith, ML
JournalJ Bacteriol Parasitol
Volume7
Start Page281
Date Published06/2016
Keywordsborrelia, burgdorferi, Canada, ixodes, lyme, quebec, ticks
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to expound on the movement of songbird-transported ticks in the Northern Hemisphere during northward spring migration, and report any novel tick-host associations in Canada. In addition, we wanted to determine whether any ticks on Neotropical and southern temperate songbirds are infected with B. burgdorferi s.l.

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