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NR-42510   Ixodes scapularis Adult (Live)
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Designations: Ixodes scapularis Adult (Live)
Organism: Ixodes scapularis
Biosafety Level: 1
Availability Status: Temporarily Out of Stock (Please See Comments)
Store at: Room temperature
Contributor: ML Levin
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Ixodes scapularis (I. scapularis) ticks were flagged from vegetation in 2003 in Rhode Island, USA.

The whole genome sequence of a representative I. scapularis colony is available (GenBank: ABJB00000000).

I. scapularis is an arthropod vector competent of transmitting the following pathogens: Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Babesia spp., Borrelia burgdorferi, Ehrlichia muris-like agent and Powassan virus.

NR-42510 contains a live wild-type I. scapularis adult tick. Note: I. scapularis can also be obtained in larval (NR-44115) or nymph forms (NR-44116).
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for distribution by BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Ixodes scapularis Adult (Live), NR-42510."
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Ixodes scapularis Larvae (Live)
Ixodes scapularis Nymph (Live)
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