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Deer Tick

Deer tick

Source: Public Health Image Library (PHIL). Michael L. Levin, PhD. Available online: http://phil.cdc.gov.

Deer ticks are one of two types of ticks in the United States that carry Lyme disease bacteria.

Current as of: July 1, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Christine Hahn MD - Epidemiology
W. David Colby IV MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease