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Ticks are small crawling bugs in the spider family. A tick is uniquely suited to carry and spread Lyme disease.


Apr 10, 2017 ... There are a number of ticks in the United States that can carry and/or transmit many diseases which people and their pets may get from a ...


In Canada, we have approximately 40 species of tick, but fortunately for us humans, only a few of them can transmit Lyme disease.


Mar 4, 2015 ... Adult ticks can also transmit Lyme disease bacteria, but they are much larger and are more likely to be discovered and removed before they ...


Aug 18, 2015 ... BITE ME This summer, a lone star tick bit the author's baby. The culprit, shown, was a nymph that wasn't carrying disease-causing bacteria and ...


ticks need to be attached for 36 to 48 hours before they can transmit Lyme disease bacteria. Ixodes ticks are much smaller than the common dog and cattle ticks.


Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is ... The ticks that transmit Lyme disease can occasionally transmit other tickborne diseases ...


May 20, 2013 ... Myth: All Ticks Carry Lyme Disease Fact: There are ... Fact: First of all, not all deer ticks are infected with the Lyme disease bacterium. “In areas ...


Jun 29, 2017 ... Which ticks carry Lyme disease? If ticks are infected with the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi or Borrelia mayonii, they can transmit Lyme disease.