Microbiome analysis of Ixodes scapularis ticks from New York and ConnecticutWOS

    Teresa Tagliafierro
    Teresa Tagliafierro
    D Moses Cucura
    D Moses Cucura
    Alexandra Oleynik
    Alexandra Oleynik
    Xiaoyu Che
    Xiaoyu Che
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    Ticks and tick-borne diseases, 2019,

    Keywords:
    BartonellaBorreliaHigh-throughput sequencingIxodes scapularisMetagenomicsview more (1+)

    Abstract:

    We employed high throughput sequencing to survey the microbiomes of Ixodes scapularis collected in New York and Connecticut. We examined 197 individual I. scapularis adults and pools from 132 adults and 197 nymphs. We detected Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto in 56.3% of individual ticks, Anaplasma phagocytophilum in 10.6%, Borrelia miy...More
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