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Volume 5, Number 2—April 1999

Perspective

Disparity in the Natural Cycles of Borrelia burgdorferi and the Agent of Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis

Michael L. LevinComments to Author , Franka des Vignes, and Durland Fish
Author affiliations: Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Table 1

Prevalence of infection with Borrelia burgdorferi and the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis among questing nymphal and adult Ixodes scapularis of the same generation, Connecticut

Study site
(year) Stage Ticks tested % Borrelia-infected
(± SE) % Ehrlichia-infected
(± SE)
Woodbridge Nymphs 442 32.9 ± 2.3 1.6 ± 0.6
(1996) Adults 251 52.6 ± 3.2 8.3 ± 1.9
Bridgeport Nymphs 164 31.7 ± 2.2 1.2 ± 0.5
(1996) Adults 48 56.3 ± 3.2 12.5 ± 2.1
Bridgeport Nymphs 110 32.7 ± 4.5 1.8 ± 1.3
(1997) Adults 100 55.0 ± 3.8 19.0 ± 3.0

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