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Is Lyme disease viral or bacterial? Is the organism that causes Lyme disease virus or bacteria?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Bacterial

Lime disease is caused by an infection with a bacteria called borrelia burgdorferi, a spirochete.
It is spread by the bite of a tick that has acquired the germ.

In brief: Bacterial

Lime disease is caused by an infection with a bacteria called borrelia burgdorferi, a spirochete.
It is spread by the bite of a tick that has acquired the germ.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Lyme disease

Lyme is transmitted by a deer tick (ixodes) and infects with a bacterium known as borrelia burgdorferi.

In brief: Lyme disease

Lyme is transmitted by a deer tick (ixodes) and infects with a bacterium known as borrelia burgdorferi.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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