Suggested readings for this session are referenced below:
- Apperson, et al. 2008. Tick-Borne Diseases in North Carolina: Is “Rickettsia amblyommii” a Possible Cause of Rickettsiosis Reported as Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever? Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 8: 5.
- Rhea, et al. 2011. Evaluation of Routinely Collected Veterinary and Human Health Data for Surveillance of Human Tick-Borne Diseases in North Carolina. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 11: 1.
- Maggi, et al. 2010. Borrelia species in Ixodes affinis and Ixodes scapularis ticks collected from the coastal plain of North Carolina. Ticks and Tick-borne Disease.
- Nicholson, et al. 2010. The increasing recognition of rickettsial pathogens in dogs and people. Trends in Parasitology Vol.26 No.4
- Smith, et al. 2010. Bacterial Pathogens in Ixodid Ticks from a Piedmont County in North Carolina: Prevalence of Rickettsial Organisms. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases 10: 10.