Northward range expansion of Ixodes scapularis evident over a short timescale in Ontario, Canada.

  • Katie M Clow, Patrick A Leighton, +4 authors Claire M. Jardine
  • Published 2017 in PloS one

Abstract

The invasion of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis into Ontario, Canada poses a significant risk to public health because it is a vector for numerous pathogens, including Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, the causative agent of Lyme disease. Baseline field sampling in 2014 and 2015 detected I. scapularis and B. burgdorferi at sites across southern… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0189393

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@article{Clow2017NorthwardRE, title={Northward range expansion of Ixodes scapularis evident over a short timescale in Ontario, Canada.}, author={Katie M Clow and Patrick A Leighton and Nicholas H. Ogden and L Robbin Lindsay and Pascal Michel and David L. Pearl and Claire M. Jardine}, journal={PloS one}, year={2017}, volume={12 12}, pages={e0189393} }