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The ear of an animal parasitised by the brown ear tick, Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, the vector of the protozoan causing East Coast fever (ECF).

Term: 2013
Published: November 18, 2013
Revised: July 30, 2015


CPD points: SAVC

The Ticks module consists of 4 sub-modules. Each of these can be taken separately for CPD points from the SAVC, or you can register for the complete module at a discounted fee. You will be awarded CPD points by obtaining 80% or more for an online quiz. In order to access the quiz, you need to register and pay a fee. On completion of the Ticks module, you will receive a certificate.


CPD points: SAVC

SAVC CPD accreditation nr

Fee (incl.VAT)

Tick importance and disease transmission



R 855-00

Tick identification

1 AC/1120/14 R 855-00

Tick surveillance

1 AC/1121/14 R 570-00

Tick control

3 AC/1122/14 R 855-00
Fee for all sub-modules individually     R 3135-00

Opening offer: Register for Ticks module




This Work, Tick identification, by Dr Maxime Madder is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license.