In 2020 there were 868 ticks submitted to Geneticks from across Canada.
Where were ticks submitted within Canada in 2020?
This interactive map displays where ticks were encountered and submitted to Geneticks from within Canada in 2020. Clicking on individual tick entries will display the details associated with that submission. Each entry has been stripped of identifying information and the coordinates gently randomized to protect user anonymity. The default display shows ticks that tested positive (Red) and negative (Green) for General Borrelia species. This setting can be toggled by pressing the icon in the top left corner of the map to display ticks by type (Genus, Species) or pathogens detected (Borrelia species, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto, Borrelia miyamotoi, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia microti, Babesia duncani, Bartonella species).
The details of individual submitted ticks can be viewed by selecting icons on the map.
*To see a full-screen version of this map, please click the expand icon in the top right corner of the map
What species of ticks were submitted within Canada?
Who encountered ticks and what activities were they doing?
What pathogens were found in blacklegged ticks submitted within Canada?
When were blacklegged ticks contacted in Canada?
When were dog ticks contacted in Canada?
All maps were developed with generous funding from the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation