Nov. 5th, 2019 A Yarmouth, N.S., horse owner wants others to know about anaplasma, a tick-borne disease that her horse, Sloane, contracted before Halloween. “If you see swollen legs on your horse, it means something, do something,” said Sarah LeBlanc, Sloane’s owner. Anaplasma causes serious fevers, loss of appetite and swollen and painful limbs. If a fever is left untreated, it can lead to Continues →
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May 24th, 2016 WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg mom is warning people to be on the lookout for black legged ticks inside the city. Marnie Le Page’s daughter Brooke contracted Lyme disease in December, 2014. “She came home with a headache, a severe head ache and a fever, went to bed, and since that day she’s never been the same,” she said. Continues →
Survey of Ixodes pacificus Ticks in California Reveals a Diversity of Microorganisms and a Novel and Widespread Anaplasmataceae Species.
Sept. 16, 2015 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0135828 Eshoo MW, Carolan HE, Massire C, Chou DM, Crowder CD, Rounds MA, et al. Abstract Ixodes pacificus ticks can harbor a wide range of human and animal pathogens. To survey the prevalence of tick-borne known and putative pathogens, we tested 982 individual adult and nymphal I. pacificus ticks collected throughout California between 2007 and 2009 Continues →