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Michael L. Levin, PhD, Medical Entomology Laboratory Director, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The three Anomalohimalaya spp are found in mountains of Central Asia—Pamir, Tian Shan, Tibet, and Himalayas. All stages of these three-host ticks parasitize rodents, shrews, and less frequently hares.
A client calls her veterinarian because she has found a tick on her dog and she is not sure how to remove it. Which of the following is the most appropriate instruction for tick removal?