Polymicrobial Nature of Tick-Borne Diseases

Polymicrobial Nature of Tick-Borne Diseases

Published: Sep 10, 2019   |   Author: Gabriella True   |   Category: Blog, Tick-Borne Illness   |   Tags: , ,   |   No Comments

Polymicrobial nature of tick-borne diseases 430 of 678 (63%) positive for at least one human pathogen 57% Adults/27% Nymphs – Lyme 14% Adults/15% Nymphs -Babesia 14% Adults/2% Nymphs – Anaplasmosis 3% Adults – Tick-borne Relapsing Fever 2% Adults – Powassan The deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) transmits five pathogens to humans: Lyme (Borrelia burgdorferi), Babesia (Babesia […]

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