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Tick-Borne Diseases

"Tick-Borne Diseases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Bacterial, viral, or parasitic diseases transmitted to humans and animals by the bite of infected ticks. The families Ixodidae and Argasidae contain many bloodsucking species that are important pests of man and domestic birds and mammals and probably exceed all other arthropods in the number and variety of disease agents they transmit. Many of the tick-borne diseases are zoonotic.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tick-Borne Diseases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Tick-Borne Diseases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2015 and 2017
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