Lyme study examines distribution of infected ticks

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Lyme study examines distribution of infected ticks

Postby NHE » Tue Feb 07, 2012 4:16 am

Tick Tally Reveals Lyme Disease Risk
http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/02 ... sease-risk

Human Risk of Infection with Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme Disease Agent, in Eastern United States
http://www.ajtmh.org/content/86/2/320.full

Unfortunately, the above study doesn't appear to address the Western US and the distribution of the western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus) which can also cause Lyme.


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Re: Lyme study examines distribution of infected ticks

Postby Talisker » Tue Feb 07, 2012 6:14 am

I found this article and thought I'd post here. Haven't heard anymore about Lyme being sexually transmitted even though this article was published in 2001.
http://www.canlyme.com/sex.html
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Re: Lyme study examines distribution of infected ticks

Postby NHE » Thu Feb 09, 2012 6:28 am

One of the figures from the above study.

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