Living With Multiple Lyme Diseases

Classic Lyme Bulls-eye Rash

The CDC confirmed that the black legged deer tick not only can transmit Borrelia burgdorferi, the causative agent of Lyme disease but also a related bacteria named Borrelia mayonii after the Mayo Clinic physicians who discovered and identified it. Borrelia mayonii has been isolated from 6 patients, none of whom had the infamous bullseye rash seen in 1/3 of the Lyme cases. These patients experienced vomiting, diffuse rashes and a higher concentration of bacteria in…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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