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A genus of ticks belonging to the order Acarina, family Ixodidae.
An important North American species that is parasitic on humans or other mammals during some part of its life cycle. It may cause tick paralysis and is a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever, scrub typhus, tularemia, brucellosis, Q fever, and several forms of viral encephalomyelitis. SYN: SEE: wood tick
A species similar to D. andersoni, and the main vector for Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the central and eastern U.S. It is parasitic to dogs, horses, cattle, rabbits, and humans.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Dermacentor." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729982/all/Dermacentor.
Dermacentor. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729982/all/Dermacentor. Accessed June 13, 2021.
Dermacentor. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th edition). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729982/all/Dermacentor
Dermacentor [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2021 June 13]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/729982/all/Dermacentor.
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