Tickborne Diseases Examples

Some examples of tickborne diseases. (A) Lyme disease spirochaete bacteria. (B) Lyme disease characteristic rash described as a “bull’s eye.” (C) Arm with petechial rash caused by Rocky Mountain spotted fever. (D) Anaplasma phagocytophilum (arrows) cultured from human. (E) Erythrocyte (arrow) infected with Babesia. (F) Tularemia lesion on hand.

Bacteria and infected human tissue with corresponding letters

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