It protects against ticks: lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) and brown dog tick
(Rhipicephalus sanguineus), as well as fleas (Ctenocephalides felis).
Each NexGard treatment kills fleas and the black-legged tick, American dog tick, Lone Star tick, and brown dog tick
The brown dog tick
, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) (Acari: Ixodidae): from taxonomy to control.
The brown dog tick
(Rhipicephalus sanguineous) may also feed on dogs and transmit ehrlichiosis and canine babesiosis.
Epidemic RMSF, as described in parts of Arizona and Mexico, is associated with massive local infestations of the brown dog tick
(Rhiphicephalus sanguineus sensu lato) on domestic dogs and in peridomestic settings that result in high rates of human exposure; for example, during 2003-2012, in Arizona the incidence of RMSF in the three most highly affected communities was 150 times the U.
Seven common human-biting species of ticks endemic to the United States are the American dog tick, blacklegged tick, brown dog tick
, Gulf Coast tick, Lone Star tick, Rocky Mountain wood tick, and the western blacklegged tick.
In addition to bacterial species and plasmid-caused genetic diversity, there are several different ticks known to carry Borrelia; namely, deer ticks, the Western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus), Ixodes angustus (no common name), the Lone Star tick (Amblyomma americanum), and the brown dog tick
variabilis), Rocky Mountain wood tick and brown dog tick
(Rhipicephalus sangunineus) in the U.
Ehrlichia canis is mainly transmitted by brown dog tick
, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Groves et al.
Most common are the brown dog tick
and the American dog tick, yet the little deer tick that carries Lyme disease gets lots of press lately.
Brown dog tick
Rhipicephalus sanguineus parasitizing the bird Coereba flaveola in the Brazilian cerrado
outbreak of the disease directly attributable to the brown dog tick
, Rhipicephalus sanguineus.