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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100(20):11642-5, 2003 Sep 30.

An enzootic transmission cycle of Lyme borreliosis spirochetes in the southeastern United States.

Oliver JH Jr, Lin T, Gao L, Clark KL, Banks CW, Durden LA, James AM, Chandler FW Jr

Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology and Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460-8056, USA.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1056

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes No No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 898 vector exposure yes concurrent
cross sectional 13 ingestion outcome yes repeated
cohort 46 ingestion - yes repeated
Exposures Amblyomma, NOS
Borrelia burgdorferi Group
Outcomes Death
Lyme Disease
Tick Infestations
Species Ixodes
Neotoma floridana
Peromyscus gossypinus
Sigmodon hispidus
Locations location map
United States Florida Amelia Island (island)
Faver-Dykes State Park (park)
Merritt Island (island)
Georgia Bulloch County (populated place)
Mistletoe State Park (park)
Saint Catherines Island (island)
Saint Marys (populated place)
Sapelo Island (island)
Screven County (populated place)
South Carolina Barony (subdivision) (populated place)
Chester County (populated place)
Jasper County (populated place)
Sumter County (populated place)
Wedge Plantation (locality)

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