News Center Maine cites UMaine Tick Lab in report about increased number of ticks

News Center Maine reported that researchers at the University of Maine Cooperative Extension Tick Lab are seeing an increase in the number of deer tick samples. So far, they have received 1,350 deer tick submissions in 2022, which is a significant increase compared to the 900 samples received this time last year. About 60% of the ticks submitted to the lab this year have tested positive for Lyme.