Tick-Borne Diseases Definition Terminology Encyclopedia Online
Common Tick Species
Common Tick Species in the Southern United States.
Department of Medical Entomology
Department of Medical Entomology - Vector-Borne Diseases.
The family Spirochaetales is distinguished by the helical shape of the bacteria.
Lyme disease is a bacterial disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi (boar-ELL-ee-uh burg-dorf-ERR-eye).
Ticks are excellent vectors for disease transmission.