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Other Tick-Borne Diseases

One tick bite can give people more than one tick-borne disease (co-infection).  In addition to Lyme disease, here are some other tick-borne diseases found in the US.



03
Feb
2012
Babesiosis Print E-mail

Babesiosis is a Malaria-like illness caused by a parasite, Babesia microti, B. duncani, B. divergens, MO-1.  

It is sometimes fatal in the elderly or those with no spleen. 

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03
Feb
2012
Bartonellosis (AKA Bartonella Illness) Print E-mail

Bartonellosis is a disease caused by several Bartonella species transmitted either by a flea or a tick bite, cat scratch or lice. 

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Oct
2014
Borrelia miyamotoi Print E-mail

Borrelia miyamotoi is a bacteria is in the relapsing fever group of  Borrelia. Although it’s not closely related to the Lyme disease...

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04
Feb
2012
Colorado Tick Fever Print E-mail

Colorado tick fever (CTF) is a disease caused by an RNA virus, Colorado tick fever virus (CTFV).  

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03
Feb
2012
Ehrlichiosis/Anaplasmosis Print E-mail

Scientists used to separate ehrlichiosis into two entities caused by the bacterium Ehrlichia: Human Monocytic Ehrlichiosis (HME) and Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis (HGE).  After futher study, they determined that HGE is actually caused by a bacterium...

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