Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Parasit: importance

Diseases & bacteria each tick species transmits

amblyomma americanum: direct tick worry, tick paralysis, kills 50% of fawn crop annually in oklahoma
amblyomma americanum: indirect theileria cervi - deer protozoan; franciscella tularensis-tularemia; ehrlicia ewingi-canine granulocytic ehrlichiosis; ehrlichia chaffeensis-human monocytic ehrlichiosis; southern tick assoc rash illness; r. rickettsi - RMSF; borrelia spp - lyme
amblyomma variegatum: direct tick worry; damage to cattle skin; lesions often assoc with other infections
amblyomma variegatum: indirect ehyrlichia ruminantium (rickettsia)- heartwater; PREDISPOSES host to dermatophilus congolensis (gram + bacteria)- sporothricosis (fungus), lumpy wool disease
amblyomma cajennense: direct tick worry
amblyomma cajennense: indirect ehrlichia ruminantium (rickettsia) - heartwater
amblyomma maculatum: direct vicious biter; gotch ear; wounds are attractive for screwworm infestations; extreme pain with bite; economic threshold in horses is one tick; tick worry, weight loss
amblyomma maculatum: indirect ehrlichia ruminantium - heartwater; hepatozoon americanum (protozoan) to dogs
rhipicephalus (boophilus) annulatus: direct tick worry, stress
rhipicephalus (boophilus) annulatus: indirect bovine babesiosis (texas cattle fever) via Babesia bigemina (a haemoprotozoan)
rhipicephalus (boophilus) microplus: indirect Babesia bigemina, B. bovis (protozoan of cattle) transovarially; anaplasma marginale (rickettsia of cattle) transstadially or intrastadially (males)
rhipicephalus sanguineus: indirect babesia canis (protozoan of dogs); babesia gibsoni (protozoan of dogs); ehrlichia canis (rickettsia of dogs)
rhipicephalus decoloratus: indirect babesia bovis; babesia bigemina - redwater fever; anaplasma marginale
rhipicephalus appendiculatus: indirect theileria parva parva
dermacentor albipicus: direct tick worry, hair loss, ghosts/phantom moose in Canada; tick paralysis
dermacentor albipicus: indirect anaplasma marginale (rickettsia of cattle) in edwards plateau; babesia caballi (protozoan of horses) transovarially
dermacentor andersoni: direct tick worry; tick paralysis
dermacentor andersoni: indirect anaplasma marginale (rickettsia of cattle) transovarially; rickettsia rickettsi to man/dogs - RMSF; colorado tick fever (virus)
dermacentor (anocentor) nitens: direct tick worry; ear damage, secondary infections
dermacentor (anocentor) nitens: indirect primary vector of babesia caballi (protozoan of horses) in western hemisphere
ixodes scapularis: direct tick worry
ixodes scapularis: indirect babesia microti (protozoan to humans, New england); Borrelia bergdorferi (spirochete) - lyme, primary vector, esp in the north; babesia odocoilei (protozoa) - deer; anaplasma phagocytophilum (rickettsia) - tick borne fever to humans, livestock
Ixodes pacificus: indirect lyme disease on pacific coast (spirochete)
haemaphysalis leporispalustrus: indirect franciscella tularensis (bacteria) - tularemia in rabbits; rickettsia rickettsi (rickettsia) - RMSF in rabbits
Otobius megnini: direct otitis externa / otitis media from secondary infection; muscule fasciculation & colic signs in horses; head tilt; shaking head, head butting
argas persicus: direct anemia
ornithodorus spp: indirect Borrelia spp (spirochete) - relapsing fever; borrelia coriaceae (spirochete) - epizootic bovine abortion in CA
Created by: shelbell8389