Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes scapularis Ticks, Chicago Area
Dean A. Jobe*, Steven D. Lovrich*, Jeffrey A. Nelson† , Tom C. Velat‡, Chris Anchor§, Tad Koeune¶, and Stephen A. Martin#
Author affiliations: *Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA; †North Park University, Chicago, Illinois, USA; ‡Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, Wheaton, Illinois, USA; §Forest Preserve District of Cook County, Elgin, Illinois, USA; ¶DuPage County Department of Health, Wheaton, Illinois, USA; #Cook County Department of Public Health, Oak Park, Illinois, USA
Figure. Protein profiles of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto (lane A), B. bissettii (lane B), and spirochetes from Ixodes scapularis ticks collected from DuPage County (lanes C, D) or Cook County (lanes E, F), Illinois.
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