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.

Current as of: September 23, 2020

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E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
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W. David Colby IV MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease