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Volume 23, Number 3—March 2017

Use of Mass-Participation Outdoor Events to Assess Human Exposure to Tickborne Pathogens

Jessica L. Hall, Kathrin Alpers, Kevin J. Bown, Stephen Martin, and Richard J. BirtlesComments to Author 
Author affiliations: University of Salford, Salford, UK

Main Article


Numbers of ticks collected and prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi infections among those ticks at 3 Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon sites, Scotland, 2014

Location No. ticks collected No. (%) nymphs containing B. burgdorferi DNA
Lochcarron 2 larvae,156 nymphs, 6 adults 11 (7.1)
Day-1 assembly area 0 larvae, 107 nymphs, 0 adults 16 (14.9)
Midway camp 0 larvae, 20 nymphs, 2 adults 2 (10.0)

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