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common name

brown dog tick or kennel tick

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host

dogs and humans

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identification

yellow
5mm unfed or 12mm fed
scutum is inornate

4

baisis capituli is

hexagonal

5

palps are ___

short

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life cycle

larve attaches to host, feeds, drops off molts
nymph attaches to host, feeds, drops off molts
adult attaches to host, feeds, drops off
adults copulate
fertilized females lay eggs and die

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this tick has adapted to _____

clinics, kennels, and homes

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all stags feed primarily on ___

dogs

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life cycle length

2 months

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sites of infection

skin, normally between toes and ears

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pathogenesis

babesia
ehrichia canis

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diagnosis

identification of tick