A brown tick is shown from above as it climbs a green blade of grass
Bacterial Symbionts Tell Ticks When to Eat
The endosymbiont Coxiella affects tick serotonin production and subsequent blood-feeding behavior, a study finds.
ABOVE: James Gathany, CDC
Bacterial Symbionts Tell Ticks When to Eat
Bacterial Symbionts Tell Ticks When to Eat

The endosymbiont Coxiella affects tick serotonin production and subsequent blood-feeding behavior, a study finds.

The endosymbiont Coxiella affects tick serotonin production and subsequent blood-feeding behavior, a study finds.

ABOVE: James Gathany, CDC
Coxiella burnetii
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Jeffrey M. Perkel | May 1, 2016
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