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Laboratory Diagnosis of Tick-Borne Infections

Part 2


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Reported Cases of Lyme Disease, 2008

Slide 25

July 2010

And you can see from this CDC map showing the reported cases of Lyme disease in 2008 that Connecticut really is in the heart of the endemic Lyme area. In fact, Lyme disease was first discovered in a small town in Connecticut called Lyme, which is how the disease got its name. So, the physician, based on this history, decided to order some additional laboratory tests.

Reported Cases of Lyme Disease, 2008


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