Garrapata llena de sangre en la piel de venado
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Esta es una garrapata voraz del venado (Ixodes dammini) incrustada en la piel de un huésped humano. Estas garrapatas son la fuente primaria de la enfermedad de Lyme en los Estados Unidos. (Cortesía de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de las Enfermedades -CDC- de los Estados Unidos y M. Fergione)
- Last Reviewed on 02/27/2012
- David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine; and Jatin M. Vyas, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor in Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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