Investigation of the population structure of the tick vector of Lyme disease Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Canada using mitochondrial cytochrome C oxidase subunit I gene sequences

TitleInvestigation of the population structure of the tick vector of Lyme disease Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Canada using mitochondrial cytochrome C oxidase subunit I gene sequences
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMechai, S, Feil, EJ, Gariepy, TD, Gregory, TR, L. Lindsay, R, Millien, V, N H Ogden
JournalJ Med Entomol
Volume50
Start Page560
Issue3
Date Published05/2013
Abstract

We investigated the utility of mitochondrial (mt) Cytochrome C Oxidase subunit I gene (cox1) sequences as a tool for understanding the population structure of I. scapularis collected in Canada, where we also investigated the geographic occurrence of different cox1 haplotypes.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23802450