Friday Pop Quiz – #32

Lone Star Tick

The correct answer is C: Tularemia.

The insect pictured is the Lone star tick (Ambylomma americanum). Females have a characteristic dorsal white patch. Bites from this tick can transmit Ehrlichiosis, Heartland virus, Southern tick-associated rash illness (STARI), and Tularemia. The remaining answer choices are not transmitted via the Lone star tick.



Brought to you by our Brand Partner
Derm In-Review