Ticks diseases in humans

Ticks can transmit disease. The most famous ones are Lyme disease and Tick-borne encephalitis. 


Less well known diseases which can be transmitted through tick bite include Q-Fever, which is caused by the Coxiella burnetii bacteria, EhrlichiosisBabesiosis and Tularemia

Your mailed in tick can be screened for many tick borne diseases using the PCR-method of testing. 


Every tickbite has to be taken seriously

Avoid sqeezing of the tick

Remember that pets can become infected

CAUTION!

Ticks can transmit disease

Remove ticks with the Tickgripper

 

Borrelia in the intestine

Viruses in the salivary glands

Schematic Illustration