Tick-Borne Illness on Martha's Vineyard

On Martha's Vineyard, some ticks carry pathogens that can cause human disease, including: Anaplasmosis, Babesiosis, Ehrlichiosis, Lyme Disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF), and Tularemia.

Types of Ticks on Martha's Vineyard:
Deer Ticks- Diseases Carried: Lyme Disease, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis
Bullseye Ras
Approximate Sizes (larvae, nymph, adult male, adult female):
Bullseye Ras

Dog Ticks- Diseases Carried: Tularemia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Bullseye Ras
Approximate Sizes (larvae, nymph, adult male, adult female):
Bullseye Ras

Lone Star Ticks- Diseases Carried: Ehrlichiosis
Bullseye Ras
Approximate Sizes (larvae, nymph, adult male, adult female):
Bullseye Ras

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