Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) in Ixodes ricinus (L.) populations in France, according to a phytoecological zoning of the territory

@article{Gilot1996PrevalenceOB,
  title={Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) in Ixodes ricinus (L.) populations in France, according to a phytoecological zoning of the territory},
  author={Bruno Gilot and Brigitte Degeilh and Jean Pichot and Bernard Doche and Claude Guiguen},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={12},
  pages={395-401}
}
Ixodes ricinus is considered as the main vector of Lyme Borreliosis in France. The aim of our investigations was to obtain a comprehensive view of the spatial risk linked to the distribution of the species in our country. Previous studies [1] have provided strong evidence that the species populations are widely distributed, so the objective of the present work was to ascertain the bacteriological infection of the tick by the agent of the zoonosis (Borrelia burgdorferi, sensu lato), over the… CONTINUE READING