Lyme Disease

  • Robert D. Sheeler


Lyme disease, also known as Lyme borreliosis, is the most common tick-transmitted illness in North America. The causative agent is a spirochete: Borrelia burgdorferi. 1 The clinical manifestations are highly variable and may include both early and late involvement of multiple systems. They may be either self-limiting or chronic and progressive.


Lyme Disease Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Borrelia Burgdorferi Lyme Borreliosis Spotted Fever 
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