Journal of Biology and Today's World

ISSN - 2322-3308

Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is the most commonplace vector-borne disease in the united states. Lyme disorder is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and rarely, Borrelia mayonii. It is transmitted to human beings via the chew of infected blacklegged ticks. Traditional signs and symptoms encompass fever, headache, fatigue, and a feature skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, contamination can unfold to joints, the coronary heart, and the anxious machine. Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, bodily findings and the opportunity of exposure to infected ticks.  Laboratory testing is useful if used efficaciously and achieved with proven techniques. Most cases of Lyme sickness may be handled successfully with some weeks of antibiotics. Steps to prevent Lyme disease include the use of insect repellent, disposing of ticks right away, making use of pesticides, and lowering tick habitat. The ticks that transmit Lyme disease can occasionally transmit other tick-borne illnesses as well.
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