Tag Archives: iSpot Lyme

Tick bites: Scarier than ghosts and goblins

This Halloween when you see vampires and zombies, remember that nature can be the best at being gross.  A recent post in the New York Times includes a video that helps explain how the ticks that carry Lyme disease are … Continue reading

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Lyme disease infection rate ten times higher than previously reported

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released preliminary results of three ongoing studies indicating Lyme disease infection is ten times higher than previous studies showed. In a press release on Monday, August 19, 2013, the CDC stated … Continue reading

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iSpot Lyme: A New Approach to Lyme Disease Testing

It looks like spring has finally arrived! Along with warmer weather, this means the return of ticks to certain regions and new cases of Lyme disease. The Centers for Disease control (CDC) reported approximately 32,500 new cases of Lyme disease … Continue reading

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