Lyme Disease: Treatment of Acute and Chronic Manifestations
Justine A. Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT
VetGirl, LLC. Saint Paul, MN
NAVC Conference 2015
Lyme disease, caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi (Bb), is one of the most common tick-borne diseases in the world. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a dramatic increase in the number of diagnosed human infection cases, increasing from 30,000 to 300,000 recently.1 According to the CDC, 95% of human Lyme disease cases came from the following 13 states: CT, DE, ME, MD, MA, MN, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT, VA, WI.2
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