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


Aug 21, 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 ...


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 ...


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


Jul 24, 2017 ... Ticks transmit infection only after they have attached and then taken a ... These ticks do not carry Lyme disease, but can rarely carry another ...


Lyme disease is an infection that is caused by bacteria. People get infected when they are bitten by ticks that carry the bacteria responsible for the infection.


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.


Not all ticks carry Lyme disease, and some ticks carry other diseases. To avoid infecting yourself, never crush a tick with your fingers. For more information on the ...