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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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McPhee, Stephen J., et al. "Lyme Disease." Guide to Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2017. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619351/all/Lyme_disease.
McPhee SJ, Lu CM, Nicoll D. Lyme disease. Guide to Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2017. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619351/all/Lyme_disease. Accessed April 25, 2019.
McPhee, S. J., Lu, C. M., & Nicoll, D. (2017). Lyme disease. In Guide to Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619351/all/Lyme_disease
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