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Title: University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences-Featured Creatures: Blacklegged Ti
Url: http://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/medical/deer_tick.htm
Publisher: University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Description: Lyme disease is the "most frequently reported vector-borne disease in the United States." The bacteria that causes Lyme disease is transmitted to humans through the bite of the blacklegged tick, also commonly known as a deer tick. The University of Florida's Department of Entomology and Nematology presents these brief information sections on the deer tick (Ixodes dammini) as part of its Featured Creatures series. A description and images of the ticks and their lifecycle are included on the site, along with brief sections on their medical significance, surveillance tactics, and management efforts.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Infectious and parasitic diseases -- Individual diseases -- Lyme disease
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Transmission of disease -- Transmission by animals. Zoonoses -- Other, A-Z -- Ticks
Science -- Microbiology -- Pathogenic microorganisms. By disease, A-Z -- Lyme disease
Science -- Zoology -- Invertebrates -- Arthropoda -- Arachnida (Scorpions; spiders; mites; etc.) -- Systematic divisions -- Acari (Acarina). Mites -- By family, A-Z -- Ixodidae
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Biology
Health
Health -- Disease
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Key Concept: Health -- Diseases
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
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Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
General Public
Higher Education
Secondary Education
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Teachers
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Rights: University of Florida
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-02-08 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-02-11 13:52:27 (W3C-DTF)
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