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Lyme Disease
Lyme disease is an infectious condition transmitted via tick bite. A "bull's eye" rash at the site of the bite is an early symptom of this disease. More »

Lyme disease

Lyme disease is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks of the Ixodes genus. Usually, the tick must be attached for 36 to 48 hours before the bacteria ...

Lyme disease transmission

Mar 4, 2015 ... The Lyme disease bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi, is spread through the bite of infected ticks. The blacklegged tick (or deer tick, Ixodes ...

Lyme Disease Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Centers for ...

Aug 12, 2015 ... Information on Lyme disease. Provided by the ... Do I have Lyme disease? collapsed ... Can Lyme disease be transmitted sexually? collapsed.
Lyme Disease, a tick-borne illness, is named for Lyme, Connecticut, where it was first diagnosed. Massachusetts had 2,380 confirmed Lyme Disease cases in 2010: the fifth most behind New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and New York State. New Hampshire is also among th... More »
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Is Lyme Disease Contagious? Clues Hint That It May Be A Sexually ...

Jan 27, 2014 ... Bacteria found in genital secretions may indicate Lyme disease is sexually transmitted between partners.

Recent study suggests that Lyme disease can be sexually transmitted

Jan 25, 2014 ... Carmel, CA – A new study suggests that Lyme disease may be sexually transmitted. The study was presented at the annual Western Regional ...

Transmission | CanLyme – Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation

Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness, so understanding the lifecycle of a tick is ... Some researchers believe that Lyme can also be transmitted in several other ...

About Lyme Disease |

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection primarily transmitted by Ixodes ticks, also known as deer ticks, and on the West Coast, black-legged ticks. These tiny ...

Lyme Disease (tick-borne borreliosis, Lyme arthritis)

Lyme disease is caused by bacteria transmitted by the deer tick (Ixodes scapularis). Lyme disease may cause symptoms affecting the skin, nervous system, ...

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Q: How is Lyme disease transmitted?
A: Ticks usually live in woods or tall grasslands in Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia. Ticks infected with Borrelia burgdorferi spread the disease when t... Read More »
Q: How is Lyme disease transmitted?
A: Not all deer ticks are infected with the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. Ticks can become infected if they feed on small animals that are infected. The diseas... Read More »
Q: How is Lyme disease transmitted?
A: The CDC brochure, Lyme Disease: A Public Information Guide , states: "The Lyme disease bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi , is spread through the bite of infected ... Read More »
Q: How is Lyme Disease Transmitted
A: Lyme disease is transmitted by the bite of an infected tick. Ticks go through four life stages egg, larva, nymph and adult. They evolve from one life stage to... Read More »
Q: How is Lyme disease transmitted?
A: Over 75% of reported cases of Lyme disease are contracted from a tick encountered on an individual’s own property. When ticks feed on the blood of infected mic... Read More »