As usual, your writing leaves us on the edge of our seats. In this entry, you describe how esteemed bacteriologist Willy Burgdorfer, PhD at NIH Rocky Mountain Laboratories took out a list he made of organism he observed within Shelter Island ticks. Yes, the presence of a nematode is highly provocative. But before we go onto that, what were the other four?

Thank you for your continued publication of thoughtful and thought-provoking articles!

Lynn Shepler MD JD