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Learn more about the lone star tick, which, in certain cases, in some people, can cause an allergy to red meat after being bitten.

Ohio Department of Agriculture announced July 31 that the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, has confirmed that an exotic tick, known as the Asian longhorned tick, has been found in Gallia County.

Learn more about an allergic syndrome that a producer can develop after getting bitten by a fairly new (to the Midwest) tick invader —the Lone Star tick.

Asian longhorned tick hosts currently identified in the U.S. include cattle, horses, sheep, goats, white-tailed deer, opossums, raccoons, and dogs.

Tests by the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, have confirmed the presence of Asian, or longhorn tick in Pennsylvania.

The incidence of tickborne infections in the United States has risen significantly within the past decade.

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is advising the public to be on the lookout for a potential, new tick threat to West Virginia.

Whether there's been a spike in ticks this year or not, it's always a good idea to take precautions to avoid ticks and the diseases they can transmit.

After a mild winter, growing tick populations and a rise in tick-related illnesses are a cause for concern. Learn more about disease-carrying ticks in Ohio.

Learn more about precautions to take after a tick bite. Lyme disease is serious and can be disabling. Early detection is key to a full recovery.
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