TITLE

Lyme disease

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1275
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Lyme disease" is presented. It is a multisystem disorder caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, the most common tick-borne disease in the U.S. Lyme disease is endemic in New England, on Long Island, and in the Pacific Northwest. The diagnosis, symptoms, prognosis, prevention and treatment of Lyme disease are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
21234617

 

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