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
  5. Vanderbilt University Medical Center. "Red meat allergies likely result of lone star tick." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 20 February 2014
  6. "CDC Reports More Cases of Heartland Virus Disease," CDC

REFERENCES:
"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.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/27/2014

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