Parasites & Vectors
The Companion Animal Parasite Council hosted a meeting to identify quantifiable factors that can influence the prevalence of tick-borne disease agents among dogs in North America. This report summarizes the approach used and the factors identified for further analysis with mathematical models of canine exposure to tick-borne pathogens.
Original Publication Citation
Stich, R. W., Blagburn, B. L., Bowman, D. D., Carpenter, C., Cortinas, M. R., Ewing, S. A., . . . Wang, D. M. (2014). Quantitative factors proposed to influence the prevalence of canine tick-borne disease agents in the United States. Parasites & Vectors, 7. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-7-417
Stich, Roger W.; Blagburn, Byron L.; Bowman, Dwight D.; Carpenter, Christopher; Cortinas, M. Roberto; Ewing, Sidney A.; Foley, Desmond; Gaff, Holly; Hickling, Graham J.; and Lash, R. Ryan, "Quantitative Factors Proposed to Influence the Prevalence of Canine Tick-Bourne Disease Agents in the United States" (2014). Biological Sciences Faculty Publications. 140.