Title

Prevalence and genetic characterization of deer tick virus (Powassan virus, lineage II) in Ixodes scapularis ticks collected in Maine.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

8-1-2019

Institution/Department

MMCRI

Journal Title

The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene.

Abstract

Deer tick virus (DTV) is a genetic variant of Powassan virus (POWV) that circulates in North America in an enzootic cycle involving the blacklegged or "deer tick,"

ISSN

1476-1645

First Page

467

Last Page

471

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