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Other Insect-Borne Diseases

Anaplasmosis and Erhlichioisis
Tick-borne diseases caused by two different bacteria transmitted by the bite of a tick. The lone star tick causes erhlichiosis and the deer tick causes anaplasmosis.

New York State Department of Health: Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichiosis: Tick-borne Bacterial Infections

CDC: Anaplasmosis

CDC: Ehrlichiosis


Babesiosis

A rare disease caused by various types of microscopic parasites from the bite of an infected deer tick.

New York State Department of Health: Babesiosis Fact Sheet

CDC: Babesiosis


 
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
A rare disease caused by the bite of an infected American dog tick.

New York State Department of Health: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Fact Sheet

CDC: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever