Deer Tick

Deer tick

Source: Public Health Image Library (PHIL). Michael L. Levin, PhD. Available online: http://phil.cdc.gov.

Deer ticks are one of two types of ticks in Canada that carry Lyme disease bacteria.

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Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease

Current as ofNovember 18, 2017

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