British Columbia Stats 2020
In 2020 there were 33 ticks submitted to Geneticks from within British Columbia. This represents 3.80% of the total ticks submitted to Geneticks in 2020.
Where were ticks submitted within British Columbia in 2020?
This interactive map displays where ticks were encountered and submitted to Geneticks from within British Columbia 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 British Columbia?
Who encountered ticks and what activities were they doing?
What pathogens were found In Western blacklegged ticks submitted within British Columbia?
When were Western blacklegged ticks contacted in British Columbia?
When were dog ticks and rocky mountain wood ticks contacted in British Columbia?
Key to Latin Names
Western Blacklegged Tick
Rocky Mountain Wood Tick
Brown Dog tick
Any species of bacteria belonging to the genus Borrelia. This includes bacteria that cause Lyme disease and tick-borne relapsing fever.
Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto
The main causative agent of Lyme disease in North America.
The primary causative agent of tick-borne relapsing fever acquired by hard ticks in North America.
The causative agent of human granulocytic anaplasmosis.
The primary causative agent of babesiosis.
A recently recognized causative agent of babesiosis.
Any species of bacteria belonging to the genus Bartonella. These bacteria are the causative agents of bartonellosis
Provincial Tick Testing Data
Curious about data specific to your province of residence? Click on the provincial links below to learn more about the ticks submitted for testing in your region.
All maps were developed with generous funding from the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation.