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What exactly is borrelia burgdorferi?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: A bacteria

Typically spread by ticks.

In brief: A bacteria

Typically spread by ticks.
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Causes Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial illness caused by a bacterium called a spirochete.
In the United States the name of this bacterium is borrelia burgdorferi. Lyme is transmitted through the bite of a tick infected with borrelia burgdorferi.

In brief: Causes Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is a bacterial illness caused by a bacterium called a spirochete.
In the United States the name of this bacterium is borrelia burgdorferi. Lyme is transmitted through the bite of a tick infected with borrelia burgdorferi.
Dr. Betty Keller
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