DoD Human Tick Test Kit Program Fact Sheet. This is
a concise, two-page fact sheet that describes the program, provides contact information, and answers frequently asked questions, including tick-removal guidelines.
Tick Kit Instructions. This is a one-page
instruction sheet that contains information on how to package and mail tick
Submission of Tick Specimens from Human Tick-Bite Patients. This is a two-sided tick
submission form that must have the front page filled out, and be included with every tick submitted.
USDA Permit. This is a two-sided permit from the USDA that must be included with every tick mailed.
Protect Yourself From Tick-Borne Diseases Fact Sheet. This two-page document describes common tick species and the pathogens associated with them, as well as recommendations on tick-bite prevention.
Tick Control Around the Home. This two-page document describes the basic biology of ticks, and techniques to control tick populations and prevent tick bites at home.
How to Check for Ticks and How to Remove an Attached Tick. This two-page document describes how to check
yourself and your family for ticks, and how to safely remove an attached tick.
A video showing how to remove ticks can also be viewed here.