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TICK, contracts. Credit; as, if a servant usually buy for the master upon tick, and the servant buy something without the master's order, yet, if the master were trusted by the trader, he is liable. 1 Show. 95; 3 Keb. 625; 10 Mod. 111; 3 Esp. R. 214; 4 Esp. R. 174.

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The American dog tick appears to be abundant in western Nebraska as it parasitized a large percentage of hosts in this study.
Females of both brown and American dog ticks are approximately a half-inch long when engorged, while the males are only around an eighth-inch long.
The brown dog tick is known to sometimes carry a parasite of the red blood cells called Babesia canis, and the American dog tick can carry Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia.
However, the American dog tick and the lone star tick are proven carriers of Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever: This illness is transmitted by several types of ticks, including the wood tick and American dog tick.
Immediate and persistent tick killing activity for 12 weeks (Ixodes scapularis - black-legged tick, Dermacentor variabilis - American dog tick, and Rhipicephalus sanguineus - brown dog tick)

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