Tick paralysis in Australia caused by Ixodes holocyclus Neumann.

  title={Tick paralysis in Australia caused by Ixodes holocyclus Neumann.},
  author={Sonja Hall-Mendelin and Scott Benjamin Craig and Roy Hall and Peter O'Donoghue and R. B. Atwell and Suhella Mohan Tulsiani and Glenn Charles Graham},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  volume={105 2},
Ticks are obligate haematophagous ectoparasites of various animals, including humans, and are abundant in temperate and tropical zones around the world. They are the most important vectors for the pathogens causing disease in livestock and second only to mosquitoes as vectors of pathogens causing human disease. Ticks are formidable arachnids, capable of not only transmitting the pathogens involved in some infectious diseases but also of inducing allergies and causing toxicoses and paralysis… CONTINUE READING
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