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TitleVariation in the Microbiota of Ixodes ticks with geography, species and sex
Study TypeOther
Abstract Ixodes scapularis is the principle vector of Lyme disease in the East coast and upper Midwest regions of the United States, yet the tick is also present in the Southeast, where Lyme disease is absent or rare. A closely related species, I. affinis also carries the pathogen in the South but does not s .. [more]
Description Ixodes scapularis is the principle vector of Lyme disease in the East coast and upper Midwest regions of the United States, yet the tick is also present in the Southeast, where Lyme disease is absent or rare. A closely related species, I. affinis also carries the pathogen in the South but does not s .. [more]
Center NameColorado Center for Microbial Ecology, University of Colorado at Boulder