NOTE: Our Tick Identification Program will no longer be accepting submissions in person. For further instruction, learn more.
This lab is dedicated to the control of emerging tick-borne diseases by understanding the environmental interactions of ticks, hosts, and habitats, and to increasing public awareness of the threat of Lyme disease through continued monitoring of the geography of risk.
As a public service, this website is a resource for Lyme disease education, containing information on: types of ticks in Maine, whether they are a significant health threat, tips on prevention of Lyme disease, and information on Lyme disease.
Vector-borne Disease Laboratory
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
81 Research Drive
Scarborough, ME 04074
Phone: (207) 396-8246
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