In an ongoing study by East Stroudsburg University, researchers in 2017 collected 100 black-legged ticks
in Milford Borough in eastern Pennsylvania.
Trapping occurred in June to coincide with the peak abundance of nymphal black-legged ticks
and so perhaps increase the chance that B.
BioTEMS risk assessment maps (RAMs) were developed for Edgewood for the following infectious diseases and vectors: H5N1 avian influenza, EEE, WNV, ZIKAV, unnamed Bioagent X, lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), and black-legged tick
Each Bravecto treatment kills fleas and certain species of ticks (black-legged tick
, American dog tick, and brown dog tick) for 12 weeks, three times longer than any other oral flea treatment.
Many species, including the black-legged tick
mainly responsible for Lyme disease, "hunt" by crawling onto the edges of grass stems or leaves on the ground.
Deer, one of the major hosts for black-legged ticks
, were overhunted and dwindled to a few small, scattered populations.
Borrelia burgdorferi is a bacterium that has been reported in robins, songbirds, cardinals, thrushes, sparrows and other ground foraging birds, same assign some cases waterfowl causing Lyme disease in human which could transmit through the bite of Black-Legged Tick
(Ixodes scapularis) and the Western Black-Legged Tick
(Ixodes pacificus) that play a role in zoonosis.
The western black-legged tick
, Ixodes pacificus: A vector of Borrelia burgdorferi.
scapularis (the black-legged tick
), the vector for anaplasmosis, is reported commonly from northern and northeastern states.
americanum (lone star tick) or Ixodes scapularis (deer tick or black-legged tick
chaffeensis in other tick species, including the dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (18,22,23), the western black-legged tick
, Ixodes pacificus (22), Ixodes ricinus in Russia (24), and the ticks A.
In the eastern United States, the black-legged tick
is mainly responsible for transmitting the disease.