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Blacklegged Ticks

Blacklegged Ticks

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Blacklegged Ticks

Blacklegged ticks are also known as deer ticks because the white-tailed deer is the main host of their adult reproductive stage. The blacklegged tick is widely distributed across the eastern United States and has been expanding into southeastern Canada. The western blacklegged tick occurs along the U.S. Pacific coast into southern British Columbia. Both blacklegged ticks are vectors of Lyme disease.

Hard Ticks: Vectors of Human Diseases

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Hard Ticks: Vectors of Human Diseases

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Ticks are the most important vectors of human diseases in North America and are second to mosquitoes worldwide. Most of the ticks that transmit human diseases are hard ticks. After completing this course, the learner should be able to understand hard tick biology, recognize certain ticks and the diseases they vector, and explain best practices for preventing tick bites and managing ticks on properties.


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