Infectious Disease

Lyme Disease: Treatment of Acute and Chronic Manifestations

Justine A. Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT
VetGirl, LLC.
Saint Paul, MN

PROCEEDINGS: NAVC Conference 2015

chapter-162 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 Are we seeing this increase...

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