Passive Surveillance for I. scapularis ticks: enhanced analysis for early detection of emerging Lyme disease risk

TitlePassive Surveillance for I. scapularis ticks: enhanced analysis for early detection of emerging Lyme disease risk
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsKoffi, JK, Leighton, PA, Pelcat, Y, Trudel, L, L. Lindsay, R, Milord, F, N H Ogden
Journal J Med Entomol
Volume49
Issue2
Start Page400
Date Published03/2012
Keywordsdisease, lyme, quebec, spread, ticks
Abstract

Using data from 70 field sites in Quebec visited previously, we developed a logistic regression model for estimating the risk of I. scapularis population establishment based on the number of ticks submitted in passive surveillance and a model-derived environmental suitability index.

URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22493860