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Table 1 Number and B. burgdorferi infection status (Bb+) of questing and feeding ticks in three regions of southwestern Quebec, 2007-2008

From: Does high biodiversity reduce the risk of Lyme disease invasion?

Region No. of sites No. of visits Larvae Nymphs Adults Total (Bb+)
QLa FL (Bb+) QN (Bb+) FN (Bb+) QA (Bb+) FA (Bb+)
Estrie 16 17 0 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (0)
Montérégie 53 83 251 681 (22) 136 (1) 171 (17) 36 (2) 1 (0) 1276 (42)
Montréal 2 2 0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 71 102 251 681 (22) 136 (1) 173 (17) 36 (2) 1 (0) 1278 (42)
  1. a Questing larvae were not tested for B. burgdorferi infection.