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Lyme Disease (cont.)

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Self-Care at Home

Health departments in areas with high rates of infection have undertaken campaigns to raise public awareness of Lyme disease.

  • It is known that certain outdoor areas are highly infested with deer ticks and should be avoided if possible -- these include woods and brush areas.


  • Generally, the tick counts on suburban lawns are much lower.
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Lyme disease is due to infection with the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi and the body's immune response to the infection.

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