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Lyme disease

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Definition an acute inflammatory disease characterized by a rash with joint swelling and fever; caused by bacteria carried by the bite of a deer tick
  • Infected ticks usually don't spread Lyme disease until they have been attached for at least 36 hours.
  • They talked about Harry Logan and Chatham and a new outbreak of Lyme disease that everyone was worrying about.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • You've probably read about ticks spreading Lyme disease to humans and all the long-term health problems that can cause, but several vets have assured us that there is very little danger of contracting Lyme disease here in Florida.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • In our hotel room following a stalk, I had to check Casanova on the places he couldn't check himself for ticks, which might cause Lyme disease.
    Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin  --  I Am a Seal Team Six Warrior
  • Left untreated, Lyme disease attacks the central nervous system.
    Howard E. Wasdin & Stephen Templin  --  I Am a Seal Team Six Warrior
  • You've probably read about ticks spreading Lyme disease to humans and all the long-term health problems that can cause, but several vets have assured us that there is very little danger of contracting Lyme disease here in Florida.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me

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