ID#: 170
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This image depicts a dorsal view of a female, American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, which had been found in Panola Park near Atlanta, Georgia. D. variabilis has been found to be a vector for both Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), and tularemia.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/DVBID/ Gary O. Maupin
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Photo Credit: James Gathany
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.