black-legged tick


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Related to black-legged tick: American dog tick, lone star tick

black-legged tick

(blăk′lĕgd′)
n.

black-legged tick

see ixodes.
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Studies indicate NexGard was 100 percent effective against fleas within 24 hours, and more than 97 percent effective against American dog ticks and Lone Star ticks, 94 percent effective against black-legged ticks, and 93 percent effective against brown dog ticks.
ANAPLASMOSIS most often is transmitted by the black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) in the Northeast and upper Midwest and the western black-legged tick (I.
The infection is transmitted by the bite of black-legged ticks (Ixodes scapularis), known as deer ticks, and western black-legged ticks (Ixodes pacificus).
In 1982, spirochetes were identified in the midgut of the adult deer tick, Ixodes dammini (referred herein by its original name, the black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis) and given the name Borrelia burgdorferi.
For the black-legged tick, this usually means the white-tailed deer.
Transmission -- By the deer tick in the eastern United States and the Midwest, and by the western black-legged tick in the
Carried by deer ticks, the California black-legged tick and the Lone Star tick, Lyme disease can cause chronic arthritis in pets if left untreated.
Population structure of the Lyme borreliosis spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi in the Western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus) in northern California.
It is transmitted to humans by tick bites primarily from the black-legged tick and the western black-legged tick.
The western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis) and western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus) have been well-studied in California.
The Canadian Center for Disease Control states that "the black-legged tick, lxodes scapularis, has a wide geographical distribution in Ontario, Canada, with a detected range extending at least as far north as the 50th parallel, and four out of five regions of Ontario affected.
Simulation of black-legged tick (Acari: Ixodidae) population dynamics and transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi.