Ticks (cont.)

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Where can I find more information about ticks?

Additional information on ticks is available at these web sites:

  1. "Ticks: Geographic Distribution," CDC
  2. "Ticks," CDC
  3. "Tick-Borne Diseases," CDC
  4. "Tick-Borne Diseases," Medscape.com


Davis, Charles P. "Ticks." eMedicineHealth.com. May 7, 2012. <http://www.emedicinehealth.com/ticks/article_em.htm>.

"Differentiating Bug Bites: The Pesky and the Dangerous." Medscape.com. <http://reference.medscape.com/features/slideshow/bug-bites>.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "Tick Removal." May 16, 2011. <http://www.cdc.gov/ticks/removing_a_tick.html>.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/25/2012

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