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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100(2):567-71, 2003 Jan 21.

The ecology of infectious disease: effects of host diversity and community composition on Lyme disease risk.

LoGiudice K, Ostfeld RS, Schmidt KA, Keesing F

Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Box AB, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA. [email protected]

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1163

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 ingestion, vector exposure yes mixed
Exposures Borrelia burgdorferi Group
Risk factors Biodiversity
Species Specificity
Outcomes Carrier State
Lyme Disease
Species Catharus fuscescens
Gray squirrel
Ixodes
Peromyscus
Raccoons
Red squirrel <1>
Seiurus aurocapillus
Short-tailed shrew
Skunks
Sorex
Tamias striatus
Turdus migratorius
Virginia opossum
White-tailed deer

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