Entry from US English dictionary
Transmitted or carried by ticks: babesiosis is a tick-borne, malaria-like disease
More example sentences
- Sheep and deer ticks can transmit Lyme disease and tick-borne encephalitis, and seabird ticks can carry psittacosis.
- The best method of limiting tick-borne diseases is preventing tick bites.
- Persons who remove attached ticks should be monitored closely for signs and symptoms of tick-borne diseases for up to 30 days.
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