Testing available for the agents of:
I found a tick! Am I eligible?
Individuals located in the United States (CONUS) in the following categories are eligible to submit ticks to MilTICK:
Active Duty Service Members
National guard personnel
Reservists in all Services
Civilian personnel working for the DoD or any of the Services (including Army Corps of Engineers)
Contractors supporting the DoD or any of the Services
Retired Service Members
Dependents, including spouses, parents, or children of all above categories
Forms, Technical Guide, and Fact Sheets
**NEW**MilTICK 2022 Forms. One click, everything you need to submit your tick to MilTICK today.
**NEW**APHC MilTICK Technical Guide No. 384. Describes all aspects of the MilTICK program in detail, including information on ticks, tick-borne diseases, and resources for deployed personnel.
MilTICK (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.
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.
Tick Kit Instructions. This is a one-page instruction sheet that contains information on how to package and mail tick specimens.
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.
Posters for Tick Prevention