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Tick trivia: A clinical quiz, answer 1C

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1) C–Incorrect.

Cytauxzoon felis, the parasite shown in the photo, is a tick-borne pathogen, but it is not susceptible to doxycycline treatment. Antiprotozoal treatment such as diminazene, imidocarb, or atovaquone and azithromycin should be instituted.1,5

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