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 2007 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 03.01.07,Arachnids,tick,Ixodes scapularis,deer tick,Lyme disease,arachnid,arachnid vector,blood sucking,human disease,insect vector,disease vector,b/w,SEM,21101B