Lab Study Shows Asian Longhorned Tick Can Spread Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

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Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that the invasive Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) can, at least under lab conditions, acquire and transmit the bacteria that cause Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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