Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Rash Lyme Underlying Cause

In the United States, Lyme disease is caused by the bacteria, Borrelia burgdorferi. A bite from an infected tick can transmit the bacteria to humans.

Borrelia lives in ticks that are found mainly in certain parts of the US.

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Last Updated: Aug 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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