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Tick borne illnesses are very common in the United states especially in the north eastern region

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Inderpreet Sachar MD (from the Borough of Glen Rock Website )

Glen Rock NJ, Tick borne illnesses are very common in the United states especially in the north eastern region. Ticks could be a vector for the spread of various infections at different stages of growth.

The common types of ticks found on the eastern coast of US are American dog tick, black-legged tick (also known as deer tick), lone star tick, and Gulf Coast tick. The common diseases spread by tick bites are Lyme disease, Babesiosis, Anaplasmosis, Ehrlichiosis, Tularemia, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

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