21104D

21104D
Caption: Deer tick (Ixodes scapularis). A blood sucking arachnid that can cause disease in humans and animals. Ixodes sp. can transmit Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. This disease is characterized by fever and joint inflammation.
Magnification*: x12
Type: SEM
Copyright 2009 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: arachnid,arachnid vector,arachnids,blood sucking,deer tick,human disease,insect vector,lyme disease,tick,vector,SEM,21104D,04.01.09