Assessment of polymicrobial infections in ticks in New York state.

@article{Tokarz2010AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of polymicrobial infections in ticks in New York state.},
  author={Rafal Tokarz and Komal Jain and Ashlee Bennett and Thomas Briese and W. Ian Lipkin},
  journal={Vector borne and zoonotic diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={217-21}
}
Ixodes scapularis ticks are clinically important hematophagous vectors. A single tick bite can lead to a polymicrobial infection. We determined the prevalence of polymicrobial infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia microti, Borrelia miyamotoi, and Powassan virus in 286 adult ticks from the two counties in New York State… CONTINUE READING