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Flashcards in Lyme's Disease Deck (6):
1

What is the causative organism of lymes disease?

Borrelia Bugdoferi

2

What type of bacteria is borellia bugoferi?

Spirochete

3

Life cycle of borrelia?

Infects livestock

Livestock bitten by tick

Borrelia ingested by tick

Tick bites human

4

What are the early signs of lymes?

Localised erythema migrans

Arthritis

Flu like symptoms

5

What are the late symptoms of lymes?

Hepatitis
Bell's palsy
Lymphocytoma

6

Treatment of lymes?

Doxycycline