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These pictures & accompanying information are from the Public health image library database (PHIL) of the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC). See below for more information on searching PHIL. Click links below to go to full-size pictures & text information.
Types of Ticks above
|1-8: Deer ticks (Ixodes, Hard ticks) - Lyme disease, Encephalitis, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Tularemia, Tick paralysis|
|9-15: Dog ticks (Dermacentor, Hard ticks) - Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Encephalitis, Tularemia, Colorado tick fever, Tick paralysis|
|16-19: Lone star ticks (Amblyomma, Hard ticks) - Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Ehrlichiosis, Tularemia|
|20-21: Hard ticks compared with Soft ticks|
|22-24: Soft ticks - Relapsing fever|
To do the search that retrieves these pictures, go to PHIL & search for: ticks.
The text information with each picture is the same as in CDC/PHIL; the CDC database also provides a link to a high-resolution publication-quality version for each picture (very large files).