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Ticks - they're tiny but they can cause big problems.

Approximately one-third of blacklegged ticks - also called deer ticks - tested during recent years in Minnesota were positive for disease-causing organisms, say state health officials.

Blacklegged ticks carry Lyme disease, human anaplasmosis (HA), and babesiosis, three illnesses which can lead to serious complications.

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