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Question about lyme disease and erlichiosis - where in the u.s. do you have to worry about these things?

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

See below:: Risk of lyme disease: northeast, from maine to northern virginia; upper midwest, including most of wisconsin, northern minnesota and a sliver of northern illinois. "emerging risk" regions: illinois-indiana border, the new york-vermont border, southwestern michigan & eastern n. Dakota. Ehrlichosis: southeastern & south-central United States, from the eastern seaboard to texas.

Answered 8/3/2018


Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Erlichiosis: The types of tick vectors differ for different types of Ehrlichiosis. E. muris eauclairensis - Minnesota & Wisconsin. E. chaffeensis & E. ewingii.-southeastern & south-central US, from East Coast to Texas. For more info see: https://www.cdc.gov/ehrlichiosis/stats/index.html

Answered 2/16/2021



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