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Failure of Asian Longhorned Tick to Serve as Experimental Vector of Lyme Disease Bacteria

Posted on November 07, 2019

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Researchers from the CDC Division of Vector-Borne Diseases published results of an experimental vector competence study of the Asian longhorned tick for the Lyme disease bacteria. The researchers used a population of Asian longhorned tick originating from New York State to evaluate the ability of larval ticks to acquire the bacteria, carry the infection through […]

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