|Title||Lyme Disease Emergence after Invasion of the Blacklegged Tick, Ixodes scapularis, Ontario, Canada, 2010-2016|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||Kulkarni MA, Narula, I, Slatculescu, AM, Russell C|
|Journal||Emerg Infect Dis|
Analysis of surveillance data for 2010-2016 in eastern Ontario, Canada, demonstrates the rapid northward spread of Ixodes scapularis ticks and Borrelia burgdorferi, followed by increasing human Lyme disease incidence. Most spread occurred during 2011-2013. Continued monitoring is essential to identify emerging risk areas in this region.