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Tick-Borne Diseases

  • Jerome Goddard
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Part of the Infectious Disease book series (ID)

Abstract

There are three families of ticks recognized in the world today:
  1. 1.

    Ixodidae (hard ticks).

     
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    Argasidae (soft ticks).

     
  3. 3.

    Nuttalliellidae (a small, curious, little-known group with some characteristics of both hard and soft ticks).

     

Keywords

Lyme Disease Scrub Typhus Erythema Migrans Tick Bite Hard Tick 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jerome Goddard
    • 1
  1. 1.Mississippi Department of HealthUniversity of Mississippi Medical CenterJacksonUSA

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