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Mesh term Tick-Borne Diseases

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Arbovirus Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Protozoan Infections


Bacterial, viral, or parasitic diseases transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of infected ticks. The families Ixodidae and Argasidae contain many bloodsucking species that are important pests of man and domestic birds and mammals and probably exceed all other arthropods in the number and variety of disease agents they transmit. Many of the tick-borne diseases are zoonotic.

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African Swine Fever
Colorado Tick Fever
Encephalitis, Tick-Borne
Heartwater Disease
Hemorrhagic Fever, Crimean
Hemorrhagic Fever, Omsk
Kyasanur Forest Disease
Lyme Disease
Nairobi Sheep Disease
Relapsing Fever
Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiosis

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