You may never have considered that tick genera have personalities but Dr. Susan Little has. She may not have given them a Rorschach's inkblot test, but she does give us some insight into their personalities, which also gives us insight into what to expect in an infestation.
The CAPC Parasite Forecast Maps track millions of data points and factors such as temperature, elevations, precipitation, and population density to predict the risk of vector-borne diseases. This update on Lyme give you the key findings.
Parasitologist Dr. Michael W. Dryden addresses the distinction between initial speed of kill and residual speed of kill of flea adulticides; he explains the latter's importance in successful flea control in the household.