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Am J Epidemiol 1989 Jul;130(1):143-50.

Comparing the relative potential of rodents as reservoirs of the Lyme disease spirochete (Borrelia burgdorferi).

Mather TN, Wilson ML, Moore SI, Ribeiro JM, Spielman A

Department of Tropical Public Health, Harvard, University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 1873

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
experimental 837 ingestion - - -
cross sectional 50 vector exposure yes concurrent
Exposures Borrelia burgdorferi
Risk factors Population Density
Species Specificity
Outcomes Carrier State
Lyme Disease
Tick Infestations
Species Ixodes
Microtus pennsylvanicus
Tamias striatus
Locations location map
United States Massachusetts Great Island (island)
Ipswich (populated place)
Naushon Island (island)

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