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- Ginsberg, Howard S., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of vector ecology 2013 v.38 no.1 pp. 163-167
- Borrelia burgdorferi; Ixodes scapularis; Lyme disease; etiology; habitats; humans; nymphs; shrubs; ticks; Midwestern United States
- ... The nymphal stage of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae), is responsible for most transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi, the etiologic agent of Lyme disease, to humans in North America. From 2010 to fall of 2012, we compared two commonly used techniques, flagging and dragging, as sampling methods for nymphal I. scapularis at three sites, each with multiple sampling arrays (gri ...