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Lyme Disease Emergence in Virginia: An Examination of the Demographic and Environmental Variables Correlated to the Spatial Pattern of Disease Incidence
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-06)
Since its initial identification in 1975, Lyme disease has become a public health concern in the U.S. Increased concern is sparked by the rapid rate at which the disease is emerging into new areas. One area of disease ...
Modeling the Impact of Projected Land Cover on Lyme Disease Emergence
(Virginia Tech, 2014-06-06)
Lyme disease is a common tick borne disease in the US. Lyme disease emerged from the Northeast and in the past decade, Virginia has been witnessing a rapidly increasing trend in incidence. This thesis uses land cover ...
The Effects of Land Cover Change on the Spatial Distribution of Lyme disease in Northern Virginia Since 2005
(Virginia Tech, 2019-10-11)
Lyme disease has been a growing problem in the United States over the last few decades, and is currently the most common vector-borne disease in the country. This research evaluates the land cover within specified counties ...