Lyme Disease Pathogen Present in Ticks Near the Coast
Lyme Disease Pathogen Present in Ticks Near the Coast
In Northern California, the proportion of ticks infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi was the same in shrubland along beaches as in woodland habitats.
Lyme Disease Pathogen Present in Ticks Near the Coast
Lyme Disease Pathogen Present in Ticks Near the Coast

In Northern California, the proportion of ticks infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi was the same in shrubland along beaches as in woodland habitats.

In Northern California, the proportion of ticks infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi was the same in shrubland along beaches as in woodland habitats.

Lyme disease
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