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Descriptor English:   Tick-Borne Diseases 
Descriptor Spanish:   Enfermedades por Picaduras de Garrapatas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Doenças Transmitidas por Carrapatos 
Synonyms English:   Disease, Tick-Borne
Diseases, Tick-Borne
Infection, Tick-Borne
Infections, Tick Borne
Infections, Tick-Borne
Tick Borne Diseases
Tick Borne Infections
Tick-Borne Disease
Tick-Borne Infection
Tick-Borne Infections  
Tree Number:   C01.920.930
Definition English:   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. 
Indexing Annotation English:   can be bacterial, viral or protozoan; GEN or unspecified; prefer specifics; for GEN articles specifying type, coord IM with GEN organism/infect term (IM), as "tick-borne arbovirus diseases" = TICK-BORNE DISEASES (IM) + ARBOVIRUS INFECTIONS (IM)
History Note English:   93 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
TM transmission UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   30478 
Unique Identifier:   D017282 

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