Western Black-Legged Tick

Western black-legged tick

Source: Public Health Image Library (PHIL). James Gathany; William Nicholshon. Available online: http://phil.cdc.gov.

Western black-legged ticks are one of two types of ticks in the United States that carry Lyme disease bacteria.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerChristine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology
W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease

Current as ofMay 24, 2016

Current as of: May 24, 2016

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Christine Hahn, MD - Epidemiology & W. David Colby IV, MSc, MD, FRCPC - Infectious Disease