Lyme disease, a common bacterial infection often seen among the children that is transmitted through a tick. Several investigators have found the symptoms associated with Lyme disease are usually seen during the summer season and they develop a peculiar skin rash before showing the symptoms of arthritis disease.
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Every 1 out of 2 individuals with a Lyme disease develop the classical eye rash.
The estimated sensitivity for standard blood testing to detect Lyme disease is 50%.
Most ticks that result in Lyme disease will even carry other disease causing pathogens.
On an average, a patient takes at least 2 – 3 years to recover completely from the affects of Lyme disease.
In general, patients attacked with Lyme disease show 300 different symptoms.
Inspect your body on regular basis to prevent the tick bite and it is estimated 25% of ticks will carry pathogens that cause Lyme disease.
Lyme disease is more epidemic when compared to AIDS and Avian flu. The CDC has created a report stating that every 325,000 new Lyme disease cases are recorded in United States.
Apart from ticks, Lyme disease can be even transferred through fleas, mosquitoes and fleas.
A survey predicts that among 90% of patients with chronic Lyme disease, the short term antibiotic treatment fails in treating the disease.