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Rocky Mountain Wood Tick:


This tick is a vector, or transmitter, of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, which is actually more prevalent outside the Rocky Mountain region. Additional information is provided about Lyme Disease and the tick species that act as vectors.

 

 


Photo: CDC

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/rmsf/Natural_Hx.htm

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/ld_transmission.htm

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/ld_prevent.htm

http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/index.html