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18577 Natchez Avenue
Prior Lake, Minnesota, 55372

Phone: 952-435-8387

Fax: 952-435-8777

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Anaplasmosis

Another bacterial disease spread by the Deer tick.

The most common symptoms are:

  • Lack of energy

  • High fever

  • Swollen, very painful joints

  • Loss of appetite

  • Vomiting

  • Diarrhea


  • If left untreated it can lead to:
  • Large decrease in blood platelets and white blood cells

  • Chronic joint pain

  • Neurological signs (rare)

    There is a preventative (Frontline flea and tick - applied monthly) and a treatment for this disease.

    In 2015, of 1191 patients tested, 52 were positive at our hospital.

    Click here for information on tick borne diseases.




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