Lyme disease in British Columbia: Are we really missing an epidemic?


224 ABSTRACT: The risk of Lyme disease depends on climate, geography, the abundance of specific insect vectors, and human interaction with these. In BC, Ixodes pacificus, the primary tick vector for the causeative spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, has consistently been found in low numbers in populous areas, and rates of infection in this tick remain at… (More)


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