|Title||Established Population of Blacklegged Ticks with High Infection Prevalence for the Lyme Disease Bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato, on Corkscrew Island, Kenora District, Ontario|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Authors||Scott JD, Foley JE, Clark KL, Anderson JF, Durden LA, Manord JM, Smith ML|
|Journal||Int. J. Med. Sci.|
|Keywords||borrelia, disease, lenora, lyme, northern, ontario, ticks|
Corkscrew Island is hyperendemic for Lyme disease and has the highest prevalence of B. burgdorferi s.l. for any established population in Canada. Because of this very high infection prevalence, this population of I. scapularis has likely been established for decades.