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A deadly new reason to avoid deer ticks

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avatar A deadly new reason to avoid deer ticks
July 09, 2011 12:29PM
Known as babesiosis, the disease is caused by a microscopic parasite that attacks blood cells, causing flu-like symptoms that can make it difficult to accurately diagnose. Like Lyme disease, which is caused by bacteria, babesia microti parasites are carried by deer ticks.

http://yourlife.usatoday.com/health/story/2011/07/A-deadly-new-reason-to-avoid-deer-ticks/49212700/1
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