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American Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene. 65(4):293-9, 2001 Oct.

Use of a sentinel host system to study the questing behavior of Ixodes spinipalpis and its role in the transmission of Borrelia bissettii, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis, and Babesia microti.

Burkot TR, Maupin GO, Schneider BS, Denatale C, Happ CM, Rutherford JS, Zeidner NS

Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

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Article type: Curated - Canary ID: 4884

Cause and Effect Analysis Interspecies susceptibility data Shared exposures with humans Shared outcomes with humans Gene sequence data
Yes Yes Yes No No
Study type N Routes Sampling Controls Timing
cohort (enclosure) 244 vector - yes concurrent
cross sectional 155 vector exposure yes concurrent
Exposures Babesia
Borrelia
Ehrlichia
Ixodes
Risk factors Seasons
Outcomes Babesiosis
Borrelia Infections
Ehrlichiosis
Species Mice
Microtus ochrogaster
Neotoma mexicana
Peromyscus
Peromyscus difficilis
Reithrodontomys megalotis
Sylvilagus nuttallii
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United States Colorado Colorado State University (school)

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