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Have your tick tested, with guest Saravanan Thangamani, PhD, on Upstate's The Informed Patient podcast

Tiny bugs can spread Lyme disease and other illnesses

How big of a problem will ticks be this year, and what diseases can they spread? Tick expert Saravanan Thangamani, PhD, provides an outlook and tips for avoiding ticks. Thangamani is a professor of microbiology and immunology and the director of Upstate’s Tick Testing Laboratory, which has begun charging a nominal fee for tick analysis.