UNIVAR TICKS PHE

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    TICKS = BLANK vector in North America and BLANK to mosquitoes world wide
    #1 vector in NA and #2 to mosquitoes worldwide
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    HARD TICKS tularemia PERCENT mortality rate
    8% mortality rate
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    HARD TICKS tularemia treated with
    antibiotics
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    2nd most frequent tick borne virus in the US
    POWASSAN VIRUS
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    UNIVAR TICKS
    Powassan virus BLANK mouse is a reservoir
    white footed mouse
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    Powassan virus closely related to BLANK virus
    West Nile
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    Powassan virus PERCENT mortality rate
    10%
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    Powassan virus treatment =
    none = only symptom alleviation
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    Most of the ticks that transmit human diseases are
    hard ticks
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    Larvae aka
    seed ticks
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    Larvae = legged
    6 legged
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    have BLANK mouthparts
    barbed
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    hard tick life cycle = YEARS
    2 to 3 years
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    host stimuli =
    movement, CO2, body heat
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    most tick diseases are BLANK and treated with BLANK
    most tick diseases are bacterial and treated with antibiotics
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    (coinfection) =
    more than one disease pathogen can be transmitted at the same time
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    Vectors – ingest BLANK from infected hosts (disease reservoirs) and
    transmit them to others
    pathogens
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    Disease pathogens =
    • • Bacterial
    • • Protozoan
    • • Viral
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    BLANK are large, reddish brown, with a light mottled pattern on the shield and short mouthparts
    American dog tick
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    AMERICAN DOG TICKS primary vector of BLANK in the central and southeastern US and are the main cause of BLANK in the southeast
    • RMSF
    • tick paralysis
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    are small with dark, unmarked shields, no festoons, along the lower margin of the body and long mouthparts
    BLACK LEGGED TICKS
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    BLACK LEGGED TICKS vectors of the following in the midwest and northeastern US:

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    anaplasmosis
    babesiosis
    Powassan virus
    Lyme disease
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    BLACK LEGGED TICKS vectors of the following in the midwest and northeastern US:

    Lyme disease
    BLANK
    babesiosis
    Powassan virus
    ANAPLASMOSIS
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    BLACK LEGGED TICKS vectors of the following in the midwest and northeastern US:

    Lyme disease
    anaplasmosis
    BLANK
    Powassan virus
    BABESIOSIS
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    BLACK LEGGED TICKS vectors of the following in the midwest and northeastern US:

    Lyme disease
    anaplasmosis
    babesiosis
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    POWASSAN VIRUS
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    BLACK LEGGED TICKS in midwest and northeastern US, the BLANK is the primary host for larvae/nymphs and a reservoir for diseases
    WHITE FOOTED MOUSE
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    are large and reddish brown with long mouthparts; adult males have light markings along the margin of the body whilte adult females have a light spot at the bottom of the shield
    LONE STAR TICKS
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    LONE STAR TICKS vector BLANK and STARI and cause red meat allergy in eastern US
    ehrlichiosis
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    LONE STAR TICKS vector ehrlichiosis and BLANK and cause red meat allergy in eastern US
    STARI
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    LONE STAR TICKS vector ehrlichiosis and STARI and BLANK in eastern US
    cause red meat allergy
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    both BLANK and BLANK vector tularemia
    AMERICAN DOG TICK AND LONE STAR TICK
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    reddish brown, lack any distinctive markings and have short mouthparts
    BROWN DOG TICK
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    many tick borne diseases cause BLANK symptoms during the summer months
    flu like
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    ticks are generally most active from MONTH TO MONTH
    APRIL TO SEPTEMBER
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    is the first line of defense against tick bites outdoors
    Applying a permetrin repellent to shoes and clothing
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    is the second line of defense against tick bites outdoors;
    appyling insect repellent to skin
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    ticks may wander on a host for several hours before
    attaching to feed
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    hard ticks can be killed by
    drying clothes high setting at least 10 minutes
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    Seresto collars for dogs/cats provide protection for MONTHS
    8 MONTHS
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    hard ticks are sensitive to dessication, so desirable solution =
    • increase light
    • lower humidity
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    moving play sets and patio furniture away from
    wooded areas and placing them on hard surface
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    POWASSAN VIRUS closely related to
    WEST NILE VIRUS
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    adult ticks can be managed on white-tailed deer and immature ticks on white-footed mice with
    treated feeding/bait stations
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    pesticide applications in MONTH are most likely to reduce tick disease transmission
    MAY
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    BLANK applications penetrate vegetation and leaf litter best
    power spray or granular
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    may require multiple treatments over several weeks
    BROWN DOG TICK
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    pets must be treated before structural treatment for BLANK TICK is provided
    BROWN DOG TICK
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    BLANK TICK treatment should focus on indoor and outdoor pet resting areas
    BROWN DOG TICK
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UNIVAR TICKS PHE
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UNIVAR TICKS PHE
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