Ixodes scapularis


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Noun1.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)
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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Pathogenicity of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae (Deuteromycetes) to Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae).
burgdorferi), a spirochete transmitted by the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, and maintained in a horizontal transmission cycle between larval and nymphal I.
Tick salivary glands usually block transmission, but a new study conducted by scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health focuses on the role of salivary glands in spreading flaviviruses from black-legged ticks (Ixodes scapularis) to mammals.
Noble Egekwu, Daniel E Sonenshine, and their team, published in the journal Insect Molecular Biology (2016 25: 72-92), they reported that "Illumina GAII high-throughput sequencing was used to compare expressed genes for female synganglion neuropeptides, neuropeptide receptors and neurotransmitter receptors of the soft tick Ornithodoros turicata with the hard tick Ixodes scapularis."
(https://wagwalking.com/condition/tick-paralysis) Wag Walking  reported tick paralysis was caused by salivary neurotoxin(s) produced by certain species of ticks including the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni), Lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), Deer tick or Blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis).
In the midwestern United States, the principal vector for Lyme disease (Borrelia burgdorferi) and babesiosis (Babesia microti) is the Ixodes scapularis tick, which has been documented in 77 of 92 Indiana counties (Indiana State Department of Health [ISDH], unpublished data, 2018) (1).
For instance, the Ixodes scapularis, or deer tick, which is the primary source of Lyme disease in the northeastern U.S., had been detected in nearly 50% more counties by 2015 than was previously reported in 1996.
For example, the Ixodes scapularis tick, which is the primary source of Lyme disease in the northeastern U.S., had been detected in nearly 50 percent more counties by 2015 than was previously reported in 1996.
The product is now approved to prevent Borrelia burgdorferi infections by killing Ixodes scapularis ticks (commonly referred to as black-legged ticks or deer ticks), vectors that transmit the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.
NexGard (afoxolaner), which is the chewable flea and tick product that is preferred by dogs, is now approved to prevent Borrelia burgdorferi infections by killing Ixodes scapularis ticks (commonly referred to as black-legged ticks or deer ticks), vectors that transmit the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.
The continent has seen a large increase in populations of blacklegged ticks (Ixodes scapularis) in recent years, spreading northwards as the climate warms, carrying the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi--which causes Lyme disease--with them.
burgdorferi will be used hereafter) and is transmitted by the blacklegged tick Ixodes scapularis in northeastern and midwestern North America (Burgdorfer et al.