deer fly


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deer fly

A biting fly, Chrysops discalis, that transmits the causative organism of tularemia (deer fly fever).
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deer fly

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The deer fly (Chrysops discalis) was the first tularemia vector to be identified and is often associated with human disease in the western United States (10-12).
Tularemia--report ofa fulminant epidemic transmitted by the deer fly.