Western black-legged tick

Photo of Western Black-legged Tick

Source: Public Health Image Library (PHIL). James Gathany; William Nicholson. 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.

Last Updated: September 3, 2008

Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology

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