BROWN DOG TICK PHE

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    species most commonly encountered BLANK, it rarely BLANK
    • indoors
    • attacks man
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    can serve as a vector of BLANK and Boutonneuse fever.
    RMSF
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    can serve as a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) and BLANK BLANK
    Boutonneuse fever
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    Male with tiny pits scattered over the BODY PART
    back
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    The engorged female drops off the host dog and
    seeks a sheltered spot in which to lay her mass of typically 1,000-3,000 tiny, dark brown eggs.
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    Since she has a tendency to crawl upwards, eggs are often deposited in cracks and crevices near
    wall hangings, ceiling, or roofs.
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    She BLANK afterwards and the eggs hatch in 19-60 days into minute,
    6-legged larvae or seed ticks.
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    They crawl down the walls and attach to a dog as soon as possible but can survive for
    8 months without food or water.
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    The nymphs then
    drop off, hide, and usually molt in 12-19 days into adults.
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    Although the adults attach to a dog at the first opportunity, they can survive
    18 months before attachment.
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    Although dogs are the preferred host, they will feed on
    other mammals (including domestic animals and humans) if dogs are not available.
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    rickettsial bacterium Rickettsia rickettsii
    Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF)
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    rickettsial bacterium Rickettsia conorii
    Boutonneuse fever
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    The brown dog tick does not do well
    outdoors in the woods in the United States.
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    They prefer BLANK, BLANK conditions where dogs live
    warm, dry conditions where dogs live.
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    They do not travel far after
    engorgement and dropping off the host.
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    They typically move DIRECTION
    upward, a behavior that usually promotes host encounters.
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    Brown dog ticks may attach themselves BLANK on a dog
    anywhere on a dog.
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    The adults typically attach on the BODY PARTS
    ears and between the toes,
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    but the BLANK (seed ticks) and nymphs typically attach on the BODY PART
    • larvae
    • the back.
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    Brown dog ticks are unusual among ticks in that they can complete their entire life cycle LOCATION
    indoors.
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    This indoor habit means that they can and have established populations in BLANK climates
    colder climates.
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    infested kennel... must thoroughly
    clean the home and/or kennel and remove all debris to remove/eliminate as many ticks as possible and facilitate pesticide application.
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    Pet bedding and resting areas should receive
    careful attention.
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    The dog/pet must be BLANK..., either before or while the premises are being treated.
    treated on the same day of treatment
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    Apply the pesticide to areas frequented by the dog, paying particular attention to
    sleeping quarters and any resting places where ticks have probably dropped off.
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    If the dog rests on overstuffed furniture,
    remove the cushions and treat the cracks and crevices.
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    Because ticks hide in secluded places to molt, other critical areas include cracks and crevices around
    baseboards, door frames, window frames, floor and wall crevices, around wall molding and hangings, and under the edge of carpets.
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    If the dog can get under porches or into crawl spaces, ticks may hide in the subflooring where liquids are difficult to apply, so
    dusts or aerosols are recommended.
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    Outdoor Treatment should be made to
    grassy and bushy areas adjacent to the home and/or kennel, the roadside, the edges of lawns and gardens, and along any footpaths/walks, as well as to any dog resting areas.
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    Remember that ticks do not
    travel far from where they drop off their host.
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    Remember that ticks do not
    travel far from where they drop off their host.
Author
ianquinto
ID
351383
Card Set
BROWN DOG TICK PHE
Description
BROWN DOG TICK PHE
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