RMSF Rocky Mountain spotted fever

Sca Stem cell antigen

SCID Severe combined immunodeficiency

SFG Spotted fever group

SNP Single-nucleotide polymorphism

STARI Southern tick-associated rash illness

TBD Tick-borne diseases

TBE Tick-borne encephalitis

TFSS, T4SS Type IV secretion system

TG Typhus group

TIBOLA Tick-borne lymphdenopathy

TLR Toll-like receptor

T-RFLP Terminal restriction fragment length polymorphisms

TRP Tandem repeat protein

TRs Tandemly repeated sequences

VBD Vector-borne disease

VMP Variable membrane protein

WHO World Health Organization

WTD Whitetail deer



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