|Title||Passive Surveillance for I. scapularis ticks: enhanced analysis for early detection of emerging Lyme disease risk|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Koffi, JK, Leighton, PA, Pelcat, Y, Trudel, L, L. Lindsay, R, Milord, F, N H Ogden|
|Journal||J Med Entomol|
|Keywords||disease, lyme, quebec, spread, ticks|
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.