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stable prevalence of powassan virus in ixodes scapularis in a northern wisconsin focus.deer tick virus (dtv), a variant of powassan virus (powv), appears to be maintained in nature in an enzootic cycle between ixodes scapularis ticks and small mammals. although powv infection of human beings is rare, a recent report suggests increasing incidence and the possibility that powv may be an emerging tick-borne zoonosis. therefore, we assessed the long-term stability of the powv transmission cycle in northwestern wisconsin. adult i. scapularis and dermacentor variabilis were collected fr ...200819052313
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