Detection of Borrelia miyamotoi DNA in black-legged ticks supports the potential for transmission of this organism to humans; human infection must be confirmed independently through patient testing.
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Specimen Requirements: Deer tick in 70% alcohol collected in a screw cap leak-proof container. Transport Temperature: Room temperature Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction