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Anaplasmosis

Anaplasmosis

Vector Insect(s) - Deer Tick (Black-Legged Tick)

Most common in the Northeast and Upper Midwest, the symptoms of this disease are similar to ehrlichiosis, sometimes making it difficult to distinguish between the two. Prompt treatment with antibiotics can greatly reduce the risk of serious complications.

Serious Side Effects

In rare cases, difficulty breathing, bleeding disorders, kidney failure, and death.

Symptoms appear

Seven to 14 days after a bite.

Treatments

The antibiotic doxycycline as soon as symptoms appear.

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