|Title||Passive and Active Surveillance for Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2019|
|Authors||Chilton NB, Curry PS, Lindsay LR, Rochon K, Lysyk TJ, Dergousoff SJ|
|Journal||J Med Entomol|
|Keywords||active sampling, anaplasma, blacklegged tick, borrelia, passive surveillance|
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.