Ixodes pacificus

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Noun1.Ixodes pacificus - a tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humansIxodes pacificus - a tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California
hard tick, ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
genus Ixodes, Ixodes - type genus of the family Ixodidae
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Reported distribution of Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States.
Dogs get Lyme disease after being bitten by an infected tick: Ixodes scapularis in the northeast and upper Midwest (commonly called a deer tick), or Ixodes pacificus in the west (deer tick or black-legged tick).
The western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus) spreads the disease on the Pacific Coast.
It is carried by two species of deer ticks (as opposed to wood ticks), Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus. It is the bite of these ticks that transmits B.
burgdorferi is transmitted by a different tick species, Ixodes pacificus (Ogden et al.
* West Coast: Dogs may acquire Lyme disease and anaplasmosis from black-legged ticks (Ixodes pacificus).
Human behaviors elevating exposure to Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs and their associated bacterial zoonotic agents in a hardwood forest.
The blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) spreads the disease in the Northeastern, Mid-Atlantic and NorthCentral United States, and the Western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) spreads the disease on the Pacific Coast.
Isolation of Borrelia burgdorferi from Neotoma fuscipes, Peromyscus maniculatus, Peromyscus boylii, and Ixodes pacificus in Oregon.
The spirochete that causes Lyme disease, Borrelia burgdorferi, is transmitted by ticks of the genus Ixodes (Burgdorfer et al., 1982; Spielman, Wilson, Levine, & Piesman, 1985; Steere, Broderick, & Malawista, 1978) specifically Ixodes scapularis in the north central and northeastern U.S., and Ixodes pacificus in the western U.S.
Borrelia burgdorferi is a bacterium that has been reported in robins, songbirds, cardinals, thrushes, sparrows and other ground foraging birds, same assign some cases waterfowl causing Lyme disease in human which could transmit through the bite of Black-Legged Tick (Ixodes scapularis) and the Western Black-Legged Tick (Ixodes pacificus) that play a role in zoonosis.
53 grey partridges (33 domesticated and 20 wild) were infested by seven lice species (Menopon gallinae, Goniocotes gall, Menacanthus stramineus, Genero columbicola, Lipeurus caponis, Brueelia coquimbana, Coculogaster heterographus), three species of ticks (Haemaphysalis leporispalustris, Ixodes pacificus, Amblyomma maculatum) 2 species of mites (Ornithonyssus syliarum, Dermanyssus gallinae) and a flea species (Pulex irritans).