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Ixodes scapularis (Lyme Disease)
Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes scapularis (Lyme Disease)

This image shows an adult deer tick, Ixodes scapularis, which transmits Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, the cause 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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