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Lyric Bartholomay, professor in UW-Madison’s Departments of Comparative Biomedical Sciences and Entomology, said that Rocky Mountain spotted fever is transmitted by dog ticks, also called wood ticks, that have long been ubiquitous across the state.
How to avoid ticks that spread disease Fellimi says the dog tick is less active in summer but people should still use insect repellant, avoid tall grass and check themselves for ticks after spending time outdoors.
Tick paralysis can be caused by several species of ticks, including deer ticks (which can also carry Lyme disease) and dog ticks (which can carry Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever).
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