ixodes


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Related to ixodes: Ixodes dammini, Ixodes ricinus, Ixodes pacificus, Dermacentor, Ixodes cookei, Rhipicephalus
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Noun1.ixodes - type genus of the family IxodidaeIxodes - type genus of the family Ixodidae  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
deer tick, Ixodes dammini - a northeastern tick now recognized as same species as Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes neotomae - a tick that usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to dusky-footed wood rats
Ixodes pacificus, western black-legged tick - a tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California
black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis - parasitic on mice of genus Peromyscus and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in eastern United States (especially New England); northern form was for a time known as Ixodes dammini (deer tick)
Ixodes ricinus, sheep tick, sheep-tick - parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans; can transmit looping ill in sheep (acute viral disease of the nervous system); a vector for Lyme disease spirochete
Ixodes persulcatus - bites humans; a vector for Lyme disease spirochete
Ixodes dentatus - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
Ixodes spinipalpis - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
Translations

ixodes

n. ixodes, género que incluye garrapatas y otros ácaros.
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The bacteria are transmitted to humans through the bite of the tiny deer tick, Ixodes dammini.
Babesiosis caused by Babesia microti is a potentially life-threatening parasitic infection transmitted by Ixodes scapularis, the deer, or black-legged, tick; it is of increasing concern as a transfusion-acquired illness (1,2).
Recent research indicates that the northward expansion of the tick Ixodes scapularis is associated with the emergence of Lyme disease (caused by Borrelia burgdorferi) in Canada.
The principal vector of Powassan virus is Ixodes cookei, the woodchuck tick.
The bacteria thrive in the mice and are picked up by the deer tick Ixodes dammini when young tick nymphs feed on the blood of the mice during early summer.
First description of Rickettsia monacensis in Ixodes rici nus in Algeria.
In every case it was a lone star tick, which is not closely related to Ixodes scapularis, the vector of Lyme disease.
That same year, Andrew Spielman of the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston found that the tick responsible for spreading Lyme in the Northeast was a previously unidentified species and named it Ixodes dammini.
nymphs) collected on great reed warblers and in Ixodes spp.
BACKGROUND: Northward expansion of the tick Ixodes scapularis is driving Lyme disease (LD) emergence in Canada.
Other preventive measures include community-based projects in which acaricides are being applied to the animal hosts of Ixodes scapularis ticks.