Emergence of Lyme Disease on Treeless Islands, Scotland, United Kingdom
, Walter Leo, Isabell MacInnes, Johanne Ferguson, Graham Charlesworth, Donald Nayar, Reece Davison, Jonathan Yardley, Elizabeth Kilbride, Selene Huntley, Lucy Gilbert, Mafalda Viana, Paul Johnson, and Roman Biek
Author affiliations: University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (C. Millins); University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, UK (C. Millins, W. Leo, D. Nayar, R. Davison, J. Yardley, L. Gilbert, M. Viana, P. Johnson, E. Kilbride, R. Biek); National Health Service Western Isles, Benbecula, Scotland, UK (I. MacInnes); Scottish Natural Heritage, South Uist, Scotland, UK (J. Ferguson); Southern Isles Veterinary Practice, Benbecula (G. Charlesworth); Heb Insights, North Uist, Scotland, UK (S. Huntley)
Figure 2. Comparison of nymph density, infection prevalence, and density of infected nymphs by island, Western Isles, Scotland, UK, 2018–2019. A) Nymph density shown by 10 m2 blanket drag. B) Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato shown by site. C) Density of infected nymphs per 100 m2 shown by site. Green indicates islands with low incidence of Lyme disease; brown indicates islands with high incidence. Data shown from grassland and moorland sites shown in Figure 1. Horizontal bars indicate means and SEs.
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