Prevalence of the Lyme Disease Spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in Blacklegged Ticks, Ixodes scapularis at Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario

TitlePrevalence of the Lyme Disease Spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in Blacklegged Ticks, Ixodes scapularis at Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsScott, JD, Anderson, JF, Durden, LA, Smith, ML, Manord, JM, Clark, KL
JournalInt J Med Sci
Volume13
Start Page316
Issue5
Date Published2016
Keywordsborrelia, dundas, hamilton, infection, lyme, ontario, ticks
Abstract

The local public health unit has been underreporting the presence of B. burgdorferi s.l.-infected I. scapularis in the area encompassing Dundas. Our findings raise concerns about the need to erect tick warning signs in parkland areas.

URLhttp://www.medsci.org/v13p0316.htm
DOI10.7150/ijms.14552