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J Infect Dis 1993 Sep;168(3):687-91.

Norway rats as reservoir hosts for Lyme disease spirochetes on Monhegan Island, Maine.

Smith RP Jr, Rand PW, Lacombe EH, Telford SR 3rd, Rich SM, Piesman J, Spielman A

Research Dept., Maine Medical Center, Portland 04102-3175.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1831

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cross sectional 65 vector exposure yes repeated
cross sectional 591 ingestion, vector outcome yes concurrent
cohort 54 vector - yes repeated
Exposures Borrelia burgdorferi Group
Ixodes
Outcomes Lyme Disease
Tick Infestations
Species Birds
Cats
Deer
Dogs
Human
Ixodes
Microtinae
Rats
Locations location map
United States Maine Monhegan Island (island)

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