Ixodes affinis (Acari: Ixodidae) in southeastern Virginia and implications for the spread of Borrelia burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme disease
Version of Record online: 30 NOV 2011
© 2011 The Society for Vector Ecology
Journal of Vector Ecology
Volume 36, Issue 2, pages 464–467, December 2011
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Nadolny, R. M., Wright, C. L., Hynes, W. L., Sonenshine, D. E. and Gaff, H. D. (2011), Ixodes affinis (Acari: Ixodidae) in southeastern Virginia and implications for the spread of Borrelia burgdorferi, the agent of Lyme disease. Journal of Vector Ecology, 36: 464–467. doi: 10.1111/j.1948-7134.2011.00191.x
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- Version of Record online: 30 NOV 2011
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