Spatial Dynamics of Lyme Disease: A Review

@article{Killilea2008SpatialDO,
  title={Spatial Dynamics of Lyme Disease: A Review},
  author={Mary E Killilea and Andrea Swei and Robert S. Lane and Cheryl J. Briggs and Richard S. Ostfeld},
  journal={EcoHealth},
  year={2008},
  volume={5},
  pages={167-195}
}
Lyme disease (LD), the most frequently reported vector-borne disease in the United States, requires that humans, infected vector ticks, and infected hosts all occur in close spatial proximity. Understanding the spatial dynamics of LD requires an understanding of the spatial determinants of each of these organisms. We review the literature on spatial patterns and environmental correlates of human cases of LD and the vector ticks, Ixodes scapularis in the northeastern and midwestern United States… 

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