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Tick-borne diseases

Tick-borne diseases: Introduction

Tick-borne diseases: Toward the end of the 19th century, scientists began to understand the important potential for ticks to act as transmitters of disease. In the ... more about Tick-borne diseases.

Tick-borne diseases: Any disease that is transferred to humans by the tick. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Tick-borne diseases is available below.

Symptoms of Tick-borne diseases

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Tick-borne diseases: Deaths

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Types of Tick-borne diseases

Tick-borne diseases: Complications

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Causes of Tick-borne diseases

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Prevention of Tick-borne diseases

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Article Excerpts about Tick-borne diseases

Toward the end of the 19th century, scientists began to understand the important potential for ticks to act as transmitters of disease. In the last decades of the 20th century, several tick-borne diseases have been recognized in the United States, including babesiosis , Lyme disease , and ehrlichiosis. (Source: excerpt from Ehrlichiosis: DVRD)

Definitions of Tick-borne diseases:

Blood sucking acarid parasites of the order Ixodida comprising two families: the softbacked ticks (Argasidae) and hardbacked ticks (Ixodidae); ticks are larger than their relatives, the mites; they penetrate the skin of their host by means of highly specialized, hooked mouth parts and feed on its blood; ticks attack all groups of terrestrial vertebrates; in humans they are responsible for many diseases, including the transmission of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, tularemia, babesiosis, African swine fever and relapsing fever. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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