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Organism

Lyme disease

Causative agent is Borrelia burgdorferi.

Found primarily in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic coastal areas, and north-central US.

Borrelia burgdorferi is transmitted primarily by the deer tick ( Ixodes species) after it has been attached to a host for more than 24 hours.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Lyme disease ID - 619351 A1 - Lu,Chuanyi Mark, AU - McPhee,Stephen J, AU - Nicoll,Diana, BT - Guide to Diagnostic Tests UR - https://im.unboundmedicine.com/medicine/view/GDT/619351/all/Lyme_disease PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 7 DB - Medicine Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -