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What is most important arachnid vector?
Tick - lyme disease
Borrelia burgdorferi-
R. rickettsii-
Borrelia sp.-
Viruses-
Erlichia chaffeenis-
Lyme disease
Rocky Moutain spotted fever
relapsing fever
tick-borne encephalitus
Ehrlichiosis
Endemic typhus caused by-
R. prowazekii - Body Lice
plague caused by-
Yersinia pestis - fleas
Most important athropod vector of disease:
Malaria-
mosquitoes
Plasmodium
Kissing bug causes Chagas disease-
Trypanosoma cruzi
Loxosceles reclusa Violen mark-6 eyes, uniform abdomen color no spines on legs-bites cause necrosis, gangrene
Brown Recluse
Latrodectus mactans-shiny black, red spot hour glass, light streaks on abdomen, neurotoxin w local swelling increase BT, BP, sweating, nausea
Black widow