TICK Borne DISEASES - Really complete Information
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Tick-borne diseases may be ten times
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DISEASES - TICK Borne Diseases in the USA
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Anaplasmosis is transmitted to humans by tick bites primarily from the
blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) in the northeastern and upper
midwestern U.S. and the western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus)
along the Pacific coast.
Babesiosis is caused by microscopic parasites that infect red blood cells.
Most human cases of babesiosis in the U.S. are caused by Babesia microti.
Babesia microti is transmitted by the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis)
and is found primarily in the northeast and upper midwest.
Borrelia mayonii infection has recently been described as a cause of illness
in the upper midwestern United States. It has been found in blacklegged ticks
(Ixodes scapularis) in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Borrelia mayonii is a new
species and is the only species besides B. burgdorferi known to cause
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Borrelia miyamotoi infection has recently been described as a cause of illness
in the U.S. It is transmitted by the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis)
and has a range similar to that of Lyme disease.
Bourbon virus infection has been identified
in a limited number patients in the Midwest and southern United States.
At this time, we do not know if the virus might be found in other areas
of the United States.
Colorado tick fever is caused by a virus transmitted by the Rocky
Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni). It occurs in the the Rocky
Mountain states at elevations of 4,000 to 10,500 feet.
Ehrlichiosis is transmitted to humans by the lone star tick
(Ambylomma americanum), found primarily in the southcentral and eastern U.S.
Heartland virus cases have been identified in the Midwestern and southern
United States. Studies suggest that Lone Star ticks can transmit the virus.
It is unknown if the virus may be found in other areas of the U.S.
Lyme disease is transmitted by the blacklegged tick
(Ixodes scapularis) in the northeastern U.S. and upper midwestern U.S.
and the western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) along the Pacific coast.
Borrelia mayonii is a new species and is the only species besides
B. burgdorferi known to cause Lyme disease in North America.
Powassan disease is transmitted by the blacklegged
tick (Ixodes scapularis) and the groundhog tick (Ixodes cookei). Cases have
been reported primarily from northeastern states and the Great Lakes region.
Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis is transmitted to humans by the Gulf Coast
tick (Amblyomma maculatum).
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is transmitted by the American dog tick
(Dermacentor variabilis), Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni),
and the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sangunineus) in the U.S.
The brown dog tick and other tick species are associated with RMSF in
Central and South America.
STARI (Southern tick-associated rash illness) is transmitted via bites
from the lone star tick (Ambylomma americanum), found in the southeastern
and eastern U.S.
Tickborne relapsing fever (TBRF) is transmitted to humans through the bite
of infected soft ticks. TBRF has been reported in 15 states: Arizona,
California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio,
Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming and is associated
with sleeping in rustic cabins and vacation homes.
Tularemia is transmitted to humans by the dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis),
the wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni), and the lone star tick
(Amblyomma americanum). Tularemia occurs throughout the U.S.
364D rickettsiosis (Rickettsia phillipi, proposed) is transmitted to humans
by the Pacific Coast tick (Dermacentor occidentalis ticks).
This is a new disease that has been found in California.
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