Passive and Active Surveillance for Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Saskatchewan, Canada

TitlePassive and Active Surveillance for Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Saskatchewan, Canada
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsChilton NB, Curry PS, Lindsay LR, Rochon K, Lysyk TJ, Dergousoff SJ
JournalJ Med Entomol
Date Published10/2019
Keywordsactive sampling, anaplasma, blacklegged tick, borrelia, passive surveillance
Abstract

There is no evidence of I. scapularis having established a breeding population in Saskatchewan. Nonetheless, continued surveillance for blacklegged ticks is warranted given their important role as a vector of medically and veterinary important pathogens, and because they have recently become established across much of the southern portions of the neighboring province of Manitoba.

URLhttps://academic.oup.com/jme/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jme/tjz155/5588656