|Title||Microbiota of field-collected Ixodes scapularis and Dermacentor variabilis from eastern and southern Ontario, Canada|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Authors||Clow KM, Weese JS, Rousseau J, Jardine CM|
|Journal||Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases|
|Keywords||Dermacentor variabilis, ecology, Ixodes scapularis, microbiota, Next-generation sequencing, tick-borne|
The findings of our study differ from previous studies of these tick species conducted in other geographic areas, and highlight the potential role geography and related ecological factors may have in shaping the tick microbiota.