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Vectors

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HME
Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick)
HGA
Eastern USA: Ixodes scapularis (blacklegged tick/deer tick) Western USA: Ixodes pacificus (western blacklegged tick) Europe: Ixodes ricinus (sheep tick/castor bean tick)
Plague
Xenopsylla cheopis (oriental rat flea)
Epidemic Louse-Borne Typhus
Pediculus humanus (body louse)
Carrions Disease
Lutzomyia spp. sandflies
Cat Scratch Disease
cat fleas
Trench Fever
body louse
Malaria
Anopheles mosquitoes. in Africa: Anopheles gambiae
Leishmaniasis
Sandflies. new world: Lutzomyia spp., old world: Phlebotominae spp.
Sleeping Sickness / Human African Trypanosomiasis
Glossina species (Tsetse flies)
Chagas' Disease / American Trypanosomiasis
Triatomine assassin bugs (Triatoma spp. & Rhodnius spp.)
Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis)
Culex spp. mosquitoes
Onchocerciasis (River Blindness)
Blackflies - Simulium spp. Africa: Simulium damnosum