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donola said on 08 September 2011

I'm going to answer my own question. I have E-mailed the 'Lyme Disease Research Database' in the States with the same question and received the following reply. To answer your question, no. Ticks are not the only creatures who can carry Lyme bacteria. The bacteria which causes the Lyme infection has been detected in other insects such as mosquitoes that are blood sucking.