Tick-Borne Diseases
Tick Borne Illness
Jan 11, 2018

Rickettsiosis Disease

Rickettsiosis (Rickettsial diseases) are caused by organisms within the genus of rickettsiae. They are divided into the following 3 biogroups: Spotted fever, Typhus, and Scrub Typhus biogroup. [See table below for more details.]

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Tick Borne Illness
Jan 11, 2018

Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis Disease

Ehrlichiosis and Anaplasmosis are tick-borne bacterial infections caused by intracellular bacteria belonging to the family Anaplasmataceae, genera Ehrlichia and Anaplasma. [See table below for more details].

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Tick Borne Illness
Jan 11, 2018

Bartonellosis Disease

Bartonellosis is caused by an infection with the proteobacterium, Bartonella. Several species of Bartonella cause disease in humans.

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Tick Borne Illness
Jan 11, 2018

Babesiosis Disease

Babesiosis is very similar to malaria and is caused by microscopic parasites (intraerythrocytic) Babesia.

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Tick Borne Illness
Jan 11, 2018

Borreliosis Relapsing Fever Disease

Relapsing fever is caused by spiral-shaped bacteria of the genus Borrelia and sub-species Relapsing Fever Borrelia (RFB).

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Tick Borne Illness
Jan 10, 2018

From Tick Bite to Treatment: What You Should Know About Lyme Disease

Every year, about 300,000 people in the United States are diagnosed with Lyme borreliosis, commonly known as Lyme disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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