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Lyme Disease (Borreliosis)

Monday, June 7th, 2010

Lyme disease, what is it? Lyme disease (also called Borreliosis) is a systemic disease with skin manifestations. It is caused by bacteria of the Borrelia family which is transmitted via a tick bite (tick of the Ixodes family). The name Lyme disease refers to “Old Lyme”, a town in Connecticut in the United States where […]

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