Tick Surveillance Practices in the Northeast
December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This webinar hosted by the Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-Borne Diseases will be a review of tick surveillance guidance and best practices tailored for the Northeast USA. Speakers include experts from the New York State Department of Health, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Vermont Department of Health, Delaware Department of Natural Resources, and Columbia University.
Topics to be covered include:
- Considerations for starting a surveillance program;
- Field methods for medically important species;
- Pathogen testing;
- Data analysis and communication considerations; and
- Lessons learned from regional programs.