The increasing risk of Lyme disease in Canada

TitleThe increasing risk of Lyme disease in Canada
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsMody CH, Leonard E, Koffi JK, Pelcat Y, Peregrine A, Chilton N, Rochon K, Lysyk T, Lindsay LR, Ogden NH
JournalCan Vet J.
Volume56
Start Page693
Issue7
Date Published07/2015
Abstract

There is an increasing risk of Lyme disease in Canada due to range expansion of the tick vector, Ixodes scapularis. The objectives of this article are to i) raise public awareness with the help of veterinarians on the emerging and expanding risk of Lyme disease across Canada, ii) review the key clinical features of Lyme disease in dogs, and iii) provide recommendations for veterinarians on the management of Lyme disease in dogs.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26130829