Population-Based Passive Tick Surveillance and Detection of Expanding Foci of Blacklegged Ticks Ixodes scapularis and the Lyme Disease Agent Borrelia burgdorferi in Ontario, Canada

TitlePopulation-Based Passive Tick Surveillance and Detection of Expanding Foci of Blacklegged Ticks Ixodes scapularis and the Lyme Disease Agent Borrelia burgdorferi in Ontario, Canada
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsNelder, MP, Russell, C, L. Lindsay, R, Dhar, B, Patel, SN, Johnson, S, Moore, S, Kristjanson, E, Li, Y, Ralevski, F
JournalPlos ONE
Date Published08/2014
Abstract

This study provides essential information on ticks of medical importance in Ontario, and identifies demographic and geographic areas for focused public education on the prevention of tick bites and tick-borne diseases.

URLhttp://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0105358
DOI10.1371/journal.pone.0105358