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Frequently Asked Questions About Lyme Disease  External Link

These are answers to frequently asked questions about chronic Lyme disease, prevention, risk assessment, testing, tick ecology, tick removal, and treatment.... Details >

American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.  External Link

Learn About Lyme Disease

Prevention measures can be effective in reducing your exposure to infected ticks, and most people can be successfully treated with antibiotic therapy when diagnosed in the early stages of Lyme disease... Details >

Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases

Lyme Disease: The Facts, The Challenge

In the early 1970s, a mysterious clustering of arthritis occured among children in Lyme, Connecticut, and surrounding towns. Medical researchers soon recognized the illness as a distinct disease, Lyme... Details >

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Neurological Sequelae Of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is caused by a bacterial organism that is transmitted to humans via the bite of an infected tick. Most people bitten by an infected tick develop a characteristic skin rash around the area... Details >

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health

Tick Tips: Protect Your Family from Tick-Borne Diseases

Spring is a time when many people spend more time outdoors, so it's important to remember how to prevent tick bites. Tick-borne diseases can occur worldwide. Fortunately, there are some simple steps y... Details >

National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What is Lyme Disease?  External Link

Also available in: Spanish   External Link

LD manifests itself as a multisystem inflammatory disease that affects the skin in its early, localized stage, and spreads to the joints, nervous system and, to a lesser extent, other organ systems in... Details >

American Lyme Disease Foundation, Inc.  External Link