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Volume 8, Number 2—February 2002

Perspective

Vector Interactions and Molecular Adaptations of Lyme Disease and Relapsing Fever Spirochetes Associated with Transmission by Ticks

Tom G. Schwan*Comments to Author  and Joseph Piesman†
Author affiliations: *National Institutes of Health, Hamilton, Montana, USA; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

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Figure 1

Dorsal view of a female Ixodes scapularis (family Ixodidae, hard ticks), a vector of Borrelia burgdorferi (left), and a female Ornithodoros hermsi (family Argasidae, soft ticks), the vector of B. hermsii (right).

Figure 1. Dorsal view of a female Ixodes scapularis (family Ixodidae, hard ticks), a vector of Borrelia burgdorferi (left), and a female Ornithodoros hermsi (family Argasidae, soft ticks), the vector of B. hermsii (right).

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