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Distribution of nymphal Ixodes scapularis in Rhode Island was used as a logistical regressor for predicting presence of human babesiosis. Although the incidence of babesiosis is increasing in southern Rhode Island, large areas of the state are free of babesiosis risk.
Rodgers, S. E., & Mather, T. N. (2007). Human Babesia microti Incidence and Ixodes scapularis Distribution, Rhode Island, 1998–2004. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 13(4), 633. doi: 10.3201/eid1304.061035
Available at: https://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid1304.061035