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Disease Lyme Disease

Name Lyme Disease
Synonyms Arthritis, Lyme | Borreliosis, Lyme | Disease, Lyme | Lyme Arthritis | Lyme Borreliosis
Definition An infectious disease caused by a spirochete, BORRELIA BURGDORFERI, which is transmitted chiefly by Ixodes dammini (see IXODES) and pacificus ticks in the United States and Ixodes ricinis (see IXODES) in Europe. It is a disease with early and late cutaneous manifestations plus involvement of the nervous system, heart, eye, and joints in variable combinations. The disease was formerly known as Lyme arthritis and first discovered at Old Lyme, Connecticut.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D008193
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1. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Borrelia Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lyme Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Tick-Borne Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lyme Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bacterial Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spirochaetales Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Borrelia Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Lyme Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Lyme Disease Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Erythema Chronicum Migrans Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Lyme Neuroborreliosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes