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Lyme Disease Spotlight - Emerging Infectious Disease journal - CDC

Lyme Disease Spotlight - Emerging Infectious Disease journal - CDC

Lyme Disease Spotlight

Lyme borreliosis is caused by various species of the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, which is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected Ixodes ticks. These ticks are found in temperate forested regions of North America, Europe, and Asia, generally at elevations  less than 1300 meters.
Typical symptoms of Lyme borreliosis include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. Symptoms may vary depending on the specific type of Borrelia. In North America, the principal species is B. burgdorferi sensu strictu, which is particular likely to cause arthritis. In contrast, the European species B. garinii and B. afzelii are more often associated with neurological and chronic dermatologic manifestations, respectively.  Approximately 85,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported annually in Europe. In the United States, recent studies suggest that approximately 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year.
See below for links to a complete list of these articles.


October 2016
J. B. Nuzzo (Volume 22, Number 10)
July 2016
May 2016
March 2016
Lyme Disease in Hispanics, United States, 2000–2013
C. Nelson et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 3)                                                          
November 2015
October 2015
Epidemiology of Lyme Disease, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2002–2013
T. F. Hatchette et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 10)
September 2015
August 2015
June 2015
Oligoarthritis Caused by Borrelia bavariensis, Austria, 2014
M. Markowicz et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 6)
January 2015
Lyme Disease, Virginia, USA, 2000–2011
R. Brinkerhoff et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 10)
Human Infections with Borrelia miyamotoi, Japan
K. Sato et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 8)
Postmortem Diagnosis of Invasive Meningococcal Disease
A. D. Ridpath et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 3)
Tick-borne Pathogens in Northwestern California, USA
D. J. Salkeld et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 3)
Atypical Erythema Migrans in Patients with PCR-Positive Lyme Disease
S. E. Schutzer et al. (2013 Volume 19, Number 5)
Borrelia crocidurae Meningoencephalitis, West Africa
S. Goutier et al. (2013 Volume 19, Number 2)
Entamoeba bangladeshi nov. sp., Bangladesh
T. L. Royer et al. (2012 Volume 18, Number 9)
Differential Risk for Lyme Disease along Hiking Trail, Germany
D. Richter and F. Matuschka (2011 Volume 17, Number 9)
Canine Serology as Adjunct to Human Lyme Disease Surveillance
P. S. Mead et al. (2011 Volume 17, Number 9)

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