ClinQuiz: Fast tick facts, answer 1A

Mar 01, 2009
By staff

1) A–Incorrect.

Although some tick-borne diseases, most notably infection with Babesia gibsoni, are thought to be transmitted primarily through dog-to-dog bite wounds, 1Hepatozoon americanum, the parasite in the photograph, is not known to infect dogs after direct contact between infected and naïve dogs.

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