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Study Examines Clinical Practices of Tick Bites Related to Lyme Disease

Lyme borreliosis research

“Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention Practices for Lyme Disease by Clinicians, United States, 2013-2015” by Alyssa R. Beck, MPH, Grace E. Marx, MD, and Alison F. Hinckley, PhD, published in Public Health Report, February 4, 2021, presented a study the objective of which “was to better understand factors associated with clinical practices related to tick bites and Lyme disease.” The study used a survey of health care providers, 4517 across 3 years responded, and provided analyses of responses based on provider license type and high-low incidence states level of Lyme disease in 2019.

See the study here in Public Health Report