Vector Borne Diseases

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The term “vector” refers to any arthropod that transmits a disease through feeding activity.  

"Vector-borne disease" is the term used to describe an illness caused by an organism that is 
transmitted to people by biting arthropods.  

Insect and arachnid (arthropods) vectors include mosquitoes, fleas, lice, biting flies, mites and ticks.  


Anaplasmosis
Babesiosis
Bartonellosis
Borrellia Miyamotoi
Chagas' Disease
Chickungunya
Deer-Fly Fever
Dengue Fever- Flavivirus
Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Ehrlichiosis
Filariasis
Hantavirus
Japanese Encephalitis
La Crosse Encephalitis
Leishmaniasis
Lyme Disease
Malaria
Plague
Q-Fever- Coxiella burnetii
Rabbit Fever
Rift Valley Fever
Ross River Virus
Salmonellosis
Scabies
Sleeping Sickness- African Trypanosomiasis
Spotted Fever
St. Louis Encephalitis
Swimmer's Itch- Cercarial or Schistosomal Dermatitis
Tick-Borne Relapsing Fever
Tick Paralysis
Tularemia
Typhus- Rickettsia prowazekii
Viral Meningitis
West Nile Virus
Yellow Fever

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