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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