ClinQuiz: Tick particulars, answer 2A

Mar 01, 2010
By staff

2) A–Incorrect.

Prompt removal of the tick is the recommended treatment for tick paralysis, and in North America clinical disease does not worsen after tick removal. In Australia, the signs associated with tick paralysis due to infection with Ixodes holocyclus can become more severe after tick removal,8 but this phenomenon is not known to occur with D. variabilis.

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