The same strain of the virus was identified in Mexico, Canada, and elsewhere.
New data collected over a 7-year period through looks beyond older CDC reports and gives never before seen insight into a dramatic rise of confirmed cases of Lyme disease across the US. To download the full report click here. For a press release highlighting these data click here. Lyme disease has spread across the US, with a disproportionate impact on populations in certain states.
The two states with the largest absolute increases of infected patients were California and Florida, both of which have not historically been associated with high rates of Lyme disease.
This is a harbinger of the growing expansion of Lyme disease across the country. Tick bites can transmit Lyme disease.
The disease can wreak havoc on the body. It can affect people of any age. Sometimes multiple rash sites appear. Early symptoms appear within 3 to 30 days after the bite of an infected tick. Laboratory tests are helpful for diagnosing Lyme disease if used correctly and performed with validated methods.
Just as it is important to correctly diagnose Lyme disease when a patient has it, it is important to avoid misdiagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease when the true cause of the illness is something else such as other tick-borne diseases.
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