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Western Black-Legged Tick


Western black-legged tick

Source: Public Health Image Library (PHIL). James Gathany; William Nicholshon. Available online: http://phil.cdc.gov.

Western black-legged ticks are one of two types of ticks in the United States that carry Lyme disease bacteria.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
Last RevisedAugust 21, 2012

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