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Volume 5, Number 4—August 1999

Dispatch

A Focus of Deer Tick Virus Transmission in the Northcentral United States

Gregory D. Ebel, Ivo Foppa, Andrew Spielman, and Sam R. TelfordComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Pathogens maintained by deer ticks, Spooner and Hayward, Wisconsin, 1997-98

Agent Assay No. examined No. positive % positive (95% CI)
Borrellia burgdorferi Direct fluorescent antibody 220 83 37.7 (31.3, 44.5)
Babesia sp. Microscopy 87 6 6.9 (2.6, 14.4)
Ehrlichia microti Microscopy 87 4 4.6 (1.3, 11.4)
Deer tick virus Microscopy 87 4 4.6 (1.3, 11.4)

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