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Lyme disease


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Named after the town of Lyme, Connecticut, USA, where a number of cases were identified in 1975.


Lyme neuroborreliosis


Lyme disease (plural Lyme diseases) (pathology) Infection by a bacterium of the genus Borrelia which is transmitted by four species of tick in genus Ixodes. Symptoms include a rash followed by fever, joint pain, and headaches.


Lyme disease

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