Disease Images: Ticks (Exotic)

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Ticks (Exotic): Amyblyomma variegatum - Ticks, skin. Ticks feeding on goat skin. Can transmit the agent of heartwater (Ehrlichia ruminantium).
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Amyblyomma variegatum - Ticks, skin. Ticks feeding on goat skin. Can transmit the agent of heartwater (Ehrlichia ruminantium).

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: AMV_001
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Ticks (Exotic): Rhipicephalus annulatus (Boophilus annulatus) - Cattle tick, arthropod. Known to transmit babesiosis and anaplasmosis.
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Rhipicephalus annulatus (Boophilus annulatus) - Cattle tick, arthropod. Known to transmit babesiosis and anaplasmosis.

Credit: AFIP
Photo ID: RAN_001
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Ticks (Exotic): Rhipicephalus appendiculatus - Tick, arthropod.  Brown ear tick and vector of theileriosis.
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Rhipicephalus appendiculatus - Tick, arthropod. Brown ear tick and vector of theileriosis.

Credit: PIADC
Photo ID: RAP_001
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Ticks (Exotic): Rhipicephalus microplus - Tick, arthropod. Known to transmit babesiosis and anaplasmosis
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Rhipicephalus microplus - Tick, arthropod. Known to transmit babesiosis and anaplasmosis

Credit: Dr. J. Ostojic, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Photo ID: RMI_001
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Ticks (Exotic): Ixodes ricinus - Tick, arthropod. Can transmit agents of babesiosis, louping ill, and other diseases.
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Ixodes ricinus - Tick, arthropod. Can transmit agents of babesiosis, louping ill, and other diseases.

Credit: Dr. J. Ostojic, Iowa State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Photo ID: IXR_001
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These images were annotated by Dr. Steve Sorden and Dr. Claire Andreasen and funding was provided by a USDA Higher Education Challenge Grant in collaboration with the Iowa State University Department of Veterinary Pathology, Center for Food Security and Public Health, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, and Plum Island Animal Disease Center.