anaplasmosis anaplasmosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) a disease of cattle that is transmitted by cattle ticks; similar to Texas fever

News

  • Black-legged ticks linked to encephalitis in New York state

    The number of tick-borne illnesses reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is on the rise. Lyme disease leads the pack, with some 35,000 cases reported annually. In the Northeast, the black-legged ticks that spread Lyme disease also infect people with other maladies, among them anaplasmosis, babesiosis, and -- now -- Powassan encephalitis.
    on July 15, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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