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Contact: George Poinar, Jr.
poinarg@science.oregonstate.edu
Oregon State University

Group of Spirochetes

Caption: This group of spirochetes, the type that cause lyme disease, were identified in a tick preserved in amber.

Credit: (Photo by George Poinar, Jr., courtesy of Oregon State University)

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