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The deer tick requires 24 to 30 hours of attachment to the host to transmit the mentioned diseases (except for the Deer Tick Virus which transmits within minutes).
Enzootic transmission of deer tick virus in New England and Wisconsin sites.
At the same meeting of the ASTMH, New York Medical College researcher Marc El Khoury reported that many cases previously attributed to Powassan virus are actually more likely caused by the deer tick virus.