Media notes UMaine Tick Lab adding viruses to testing

The Bangor Daily News, Maine Public,, the Sun Journal and Morning Ag Clips reported that the University of Maine Tick Lab will now be screening ticks for Powassan virus and Heartland virus in addition to testing for the pathogens that cause Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, ehrlichiosis and tularemia. More information on ticks in Maine and submitting tick samples to the lab is available on the Tick Lab website.