A clinical review of Lyme disease in Arkansas.


Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the northern hemisphere. Since it was first described more than 30 years ago, Lyme disease has generated a great deal of controversy. Lyme disease is not endemic in Arkansas, and testing for Borrelia burgdorferi can lead to clinical confusion, unnecessary treatment and excess cost. This article will present a brief review of Lyme disease, with an emphasis on what is known regarding Lyme disease in Arkansas.

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@article{Patil2010ACR, title={A clinical review of Lyme disease in Arkansas.}, author={Naveen Patil and Jeremy Ryan Bariola and Michael Saccente and Keyur S Vyas and Robert W. Bradsher}, journal={The Journal of the Arkansas Medical Society}, year={2010}, volume={106 8}, pages={186-8} }