neurologic disease in gray squirrels

william nicholson RCARPER%JHUHYG.BITNET at JHUVM.HCF.JHU.EDU
Thu May 5 09:53:12 EST 1994


Have you considered tick paralysis or tick toxicosis?  A number of species of t
icks  secrete substances in their saliva that can cause an ascending flaccid
paralysis in many animals.  The paralysis resolves rapidly following removal
of the tick.  Were any ectoparasites noted?



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