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Tick trivia: A clinical quiz, answer 3A

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3) A–Correct!

The ticks can be identified as Ixodes species by the anal groove arching above the anus and as nymphs (a stage between larvae and adults) by the eight legs and the absence of a genital pore. Ixodes scapularis nymphs are commonly found on cats in the northeastern United States.10

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