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Ticks (cont.)

For More Information on Ticks and Tick Bites

"Ticks," U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/index.html

"Tick-Borne Diseases," U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/tick-borne/

"Tick-Borne Diseases," Medscape.com
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/
786652-overview

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Diaz, J.H. "A 60-Year Meta-Analysis of Tick Paralysis in the United States: A Predictable, Preventable, and Often Misdiagnosed Poisoning." J. Med. Toxicol. 6 (2010): 15-21.

Nicholson, W., K.E. Allen, J.H. McQuiston, et al. "The Increasing Recognition of Rickettsial Pathogens in Dogs and People." Trends in Parasitol. 26 (2010): 205-212.

Sanson, Tracy. "Tick-Borne Diseases." Medscape.com. Apr. 19, 2012. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/
786652-overview>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Heartland Virus." Mar. 26, 2014. <http://www.cdc.gov/ncezid/dvbd/heartland/>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Tick-Borne Diseases." May 7, 2012. <http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/tick-borne/>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Ticks." Nov. 7, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/index.html>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Ticks: Symptoms of Tickborne Illness." June 1, 2015. <http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/symptoms.html>.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "Red meat allergies likely result of lone star tick." ScienceDaily. Feb. 20, 2014. <http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/02/140220102727.htm>.


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