Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by being bitten by an infected tick. Four bacteria species —Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia mayonii, Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii— are responsible for this condition. In the United States, Borrelia burgdorferi and Borrelia mayonii produce Lyme disease; for European and Asian territories, Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii are responsible.
Facts to watch, prevention and complications Lyme disease is a very serious vector borne transmitted infection. If not treated promptly, the symptoms and signs can develop into severe complications like chronic arthritis, heart problems, and neurological impairments. May was established as the World’s Lyme Disease Awareness Month, but just a month isn’t enough to get