Lyme Disease

Stat Consult: Lyme disease

Stat Consult: Lyme disease

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The Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, is an obligate parasite and the most common tick-borne infection in North America and Europe.

Areas at high risk for Lyme disease are growing

Areas at high risk for Lyme disease are growing

The number of counties in the United States with a high risk for Lyme disease is rising.

Lyme disease: can 10 minutes make a difference?

Lyme disease: can 10 minutes make a difference?

Educating patients about Lyme disease can help avoid unnecessary appointments and testing.

Tick-borne disease looks like the flu

Tick-borne disease looks like the flu

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Some patients who are experiencing flulike symptoms might actually be afflicted with babesiosis, a malaria-like disease that peaks from May to September.

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