Lyme Disease

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Dec 2005

Lyme Disease

http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec17/ch190/ch190m.html

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.

(Merck)
Oct 2004

Oregon Department of Human Services: Lyme Disease

http://oregon.gov/DHS/ph/acd/diseases/lyme/lyme.shtml

This page provides information and links on Lyme Disease, as well as information on disease reporting and statistics.

(OHA)
Mar 2003

Lyme Disease Links from MEDLINEplus

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/lymedisease.html

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.

(MEDLINEplus)
Mar 2003

What is Lyme Disease?

http://www.aldf.com/lyme.shtml

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.

(ALDF)
Mar 2003

CDC Lyme Disease Page

http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/lyme/

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.

(NCIDOD)