ClinQuiz: Tick particulars, answer 3A

Mar 01, 2010
By staff

3) A–Correct!

The ticks can be identified as Ixodes species by the anal groove arching anterior to the anus and as nymphs by the eight legs and the absence of a genital pore. Ixodes scapularis nymphs are commonly found on cats in the northeastern United States.10

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