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    Western Black-Legged Tick

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    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.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology

    Current as ofJune 4, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: June 04, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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