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Ixodes scapularis

Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes scapularis

This image shows an adult deer tick, Ixodes scapularis, which transmits Borrelia burgdorferi , the causative agent of Lyme disease.

Image courtesy of James Gathany via the Public Health Image Library of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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