Infection prevalences of common tick-borne pathogens in adult lone star ticks (Amblyomma americanum) and American dog ticks
(Dermacentor variabilis) in Kentucky.
He notes that it raises the question of how the bacterium gets into brown dog ticks
in the first place.
The causative agent of tularemia, or rabbit fever, is a bacterium (Francisella tularensis) carried by the Rocky Mountain wood tick, American dog tick
, and lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum).
The disease is transmitted through saliva of brown dog tick
, Rhipicephalus sanguineus and is worldwide prevalent (Anguiar, 2007).
Ehrlichiosis: This is an umbrella term representing a group of bacterial diseases caused by three different species and transmitted usually by the lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum) and the brown dog tick
Deer tick mandibles are proportionately very long; dog tick
mandibles are comparatively short.
Oh, how l wish that I had a safe repellent of the deer tick, which carries Lyme disease, or a good repellent for the wood tick and the American dog tick
, both of which carry Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
REPELLENT PROPERTIES OF COMMON HERBS OF THE FAMILY LAMIACEAE AGAINST THE AMERICAN DOG TICK
, DERMACENTOR VARIABILIS.
Most common are the brown dog tick
and the American dog tick
, yet the little deer tick that carries Lyme disease gets lots of press lately.
They are commonly referred to as the Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and American Dog Tick
Molting and survival of the brown dog tick
(Acari: Ixodidae) under different temperatures and humidities.
andersoni) and the American dog tick
(Dermacentor variabilis); however, 43 tick species have been implicated in human disease around the world (1).