- Chain reactions linking acorns to gypsy moth outbreaks and Lyme disease riskC G Jones
Institute of Ecosystem Studies IES, Post Office Box AB, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA
Science 279:1023-6. 1998..Mice are primarily responsible for infecting ticks with the Lyme disease agent. The results have important implications for predicting and managing forest health and human health...
- Effects of acorn production and mouse abundance on abundance and Borrelia burgdorferi infection prevalence of nymphal Ixodes scapularis ticksR S Ostfeld
Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA
Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 1:55-63. 2001..We conclude that, at our study site in New York, the risk of human exposure to Lyme disease is affected by mouse density in the prior year and by acorn production 2 years previously...