Ontario (2020)


In 2020 there were 618 ticks submitted to Geneticks from within Ontario. This represents 71.20% of the total ticks submitted to Geneticks in 2020.


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Where were ticks submitted within Ontario in 2020?

This interactive map displays where ticks were encountered and submitted to Geneticks from within Ontario 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 speciesBorrelia burgdorferi sensu strictoBorrelia miyamotoiAnaplasma phagocytophilumBabesia microtiBabesia duncaniBartonella 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 Ontario?


Who is encountering ticks and what activities were they doing?


What pathogens were found In blacklegged ticks submitted within Ontario?

When were blacklegged ticks contacted in Ontario?

When were dog ticks contacted in Ontario?



All maps were developed with generous funding from the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation