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Volume 4, Number 1—March 1998


Prevalence of Tick-Borne Pathogens in Ixodes scapularis in a Rural New Jersey County

Shobha Varde*, John Beckley, and Ira Schwartz*
Author affiliations: *New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA; and †Department of Health, County of Hunterdon, Flemington, New Jersey, USA

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Prevalence rate of Borrelia burgdorferi, human granulocytic ehrlichiosis (HGE) agent, and Babesia microti in 100 adult Ixodes scapularis

Pathogen No. infected ticks
B. burgdorferi 43
HGE agent 17
B. microti 5
B. burgdorferi and HGE agent 6
B. burgdorferi and B. microti 2
HGE agent and B. microti 2
B. burgdorferi, HGE agent, and B. microti 0

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