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Volume 12, Number 4—April 2006

Epidemic Spread of Lyme Borreliosis, Northeastern United States

Klára Hanincová*1Comments to Author , Klaus Kurtenbach*2, Maria A. Diuk-Wasser*, Brandon Brei*, and Durland Fish*
Author affiliations: *Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

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Table 6

Borrelia burgdorferi genotypes transmitted by hosts and detected in field-collected ticks in 2 ecosystems

Host species Locality* Genotype (GT) (major ospC group)†
GT1 (A) GT2 (K) GT3 (B) GT4 (N) GT5 (D) GT6 (M) GT7 (I) GT8 (U) GT9 (E)
White-footed mouse Millbrook + + + + + + + +
Lake Gaillard + + + + + + + +
Combined + + + + + + + + +
Eastern chipmunk Millbrook + + + + + + + + +
Lake Gaillard + + +
Combined + + + + + + + + +
Gray squirrel Millbrook + + + + +
Lake Gaillard + +
Combined + + + + + + +
Field-collected nymphs Millbrook + + + + + + + + +
Lake Gaillard + + + + + + + +

*Millbrook data based on (13); Lake Galliard data based on our observation.
†+ indicates presence of genotype; – indicates absence of genotype.

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1Current affiliation, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA

2Current affiliation, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

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