Quantitative factors proposed to influence the prevalence of canine tick-borne disease agents in the United States

Roger W. Stich, Byron L. Blagburn, Dwight D. Bowman, Christopher Carpenter, M. Roberto Cortinas, Sidney A. Ewing, Desmond Foley, Janet E Foley, Holly Gaff, Graham J. Hickling, R. Ryan Lash, Susan E. Little, Catherine Lund, Robert Lund, Thomas N. Mather, Glen R. Needham, William L. Nicholson, Julia Sharp, Andrea Varela-Stokes, Dongmei Wang

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Abstract

The Companion Animal Parasite Council hosted a meeting to identify quantifiable factors that can influence the prevalence of tick-borne disease agents among dogs in North America. This report summarizes the approach used and the factors identified for further analysis with mathematical models of canine exposure to tick-borne pathogens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number417
JournalParasites and Vectors
Volume7
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 4 2014

Keywords

  • Anaplasma
  • Borrelia burgdorferi
  • Ehrlichia
  • Ixodidae
  • Metastriata
  • Prevalence map factors
  • Prostriata
  • Tick-borne infections
  • Ticks

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases

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