Pat Smith Describes Pre-Meeting Effort to Minimize Lyme. Below in For the Record are the written comments LDA President Pat Smith, a public member of HHS TBD Working Group read (slightly compressed) into the record at the Working Group (WG) meeting on July 8 about the potential WG Chapter report for which she was responsible, […]
Lyme Disease Association, Inc. Petition We, the undersigned, are gravely concerned by the new Infectious Disease Society’s (IDSA) guidelines on Lyme disease. These guidelines call for absolute reliance upon either the presentation of an Erythema migrans rash or positive serologic blood tests to diagnose Lyme disease and recommend severely limited courses of […]
Veterinary medicine at the forefront of uncovering multiple tick-borne diseases WESTBROOK, Maine (May 8, 2006) – When people think of ticks lurking in the woods, their backyard or a park, they often consider the dreaded Lyme disease they may carry. However, new research is discovering many of these eight-legged creatures carry multiple diseases that can […]
The reported numbers in this chart, which come from the NJ Department of Health, show a per county breakdown of Lyme disease cases in New Jersey by numbers of cases and rates of incidence from 2000-2006. The CDC has indicated that only 10% of cases that meet its surveillance definition are actually reported, thus true […]
Individual maps from 1990 through 2006 and total case number map 1990-2006 including state reporting criteria changes. Click on individual states for a pop up case number table and an incidence map. All have printer-friendly versions.