|Title||Distribution of Ixodes scapularis in Northwestern Ontario: Results from Active and Passive Surveillance Activities in the Northwestern Health Unit Catchment Area|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Authors||Schillberg E, Lunny D, Lindsay LR, Nelder MP, Russell C, Mackie M, Coats D, Berry A|
|Journal||Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health|
|Keywords||borrelia burgdorferi, Ixodes scapularis, Lyme disease, northwestern Ontario, surveillance|
We found abundant I. scapularis populations in the southern portion of northwestern Ontario and northward expansion is expected. It is recommended that I. scapularis populations continue to be monitored and mitigation strategies should be established for rural northern communities.