Monday, November 6, 2017

Lyme gradients in the Appalachians?

University of Tennessee MS student Janetta Kelly has joined the team, and will be comparing levels of Borrelia burgdorferi infection in blacklegged ticks along the eastern vs western foothills of the southern Appalachians.

Our first field trip to Manchester KY produced blacklegged ticks on all the transects we dragged.

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