Phylogeographic Structure of the White-Footed Mouse and the Deer Mouse, Two Lyme Disease Reservoir Hosts in Québec

TitlePhylogeographic Structure of the White-Footed Mouse and the Deer Mouse, Two Lyme Disease Reservoir Hosts in Québec
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsFiset J, Tessier N, Millien V, Lapointe FJ
JournalPLoS One
Volume10
Issue12
Start Pagee0144112
Date Published12/2015
Abstract

As different strains of Borrelia burgdorferi may be associated with different levels of pathogenicity and immune responses of their hosts, our results are helpful at better understanding the pattern of spread of Lyme disease in a zone of emergence, and associated risk for human populations.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26633555
DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0144112