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Old 04-03-2012, 05:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Tamerlane View Post
... different species carry different diseases. The species Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus, the "deer ticks", can carry the spirochaete that causes Lyme's Disease, whereas "dog ticks" in the genera Dermacentor, Rhipicephalus and Amblyomma mostly do not. However the latter genera can the organisms that cause Tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, various versions of Ehrlichiosis and other things, so pick your poison .
What about TBE?