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Rearing Ixodes scapularis, the Black-legged Tick: Feeding Immature Stages on Mice

DOI :

10.3791/55286-v

May 8th, 2017

May 8th, 2017

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1Department of Agriculture, Nutrition, and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, 2Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nevada, Reno

The production of healthy laboratory-reared ticks is essential to studies on tick biology, and tick-pathogen interactions. Here we demonstrate a simple protocol for immature tick feeding that is cost-effective and less stressful to mice.

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