Lyme disease is caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi, which is usually transmitted to people by deer ticks. This brief addresses symptoms of exposure, diagnosis and treatment.
This page provides information and links on Lyme Disease, as well as information on disease reporting and statistics.
This page include links to information on Lyme Disease from the National Institutes of Health including information; Overviews; Diagnosis/Symptoms; Treatment; Prevention/Screening; Research and more.
Lyme disease (LD) is an infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of bacterium called a spirochete (pronounced spy-ro-keet) that is carried by deer ticks.
This Lyme Disease Home page for the Center for Disease Control’s Division of Vector-Borne Infectious Diseases provides information on prevention, transmission, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, statistics and resources on Lyme Disease.