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Important Argasid Ticks

By

Michael L. Levin

, PhD, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medically Reviewed Aug 2020 | Modified Nov 2022

The important argasid ticks include Argas spp, Carios spp, Ornithodoros spp, and Otobius spp.

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