Microbiota of field-collected Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor variabilis from eastern and southern Ontario, Canada

TitleMicrobiota of field-collected Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor variabilis from eastern and southern Ontario, Canada
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsM.Clow, K, J. Weese, S, Rousseau, J, M.Jardine, C
JournalTicks and Tick-borne Diseases
Volume9
Start Page235
Issue2
Date Published02/2018
KeywordsDermacentor variabilis, ecology, Ixodes scapularis, microbiota, Next-generation sequencing, tick-borne
Abstract

The findings of our study differ from previous studies of these tick species conducted in other geographic areas, and highlight the potential role geography and related ecological factors may have in shaping the tick microbiota.

URLhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1877959X17302509