An epidemiologic study of Lyme disease in southern Sweden.

@article{Berglund1995AnES,
  title={An epidemiologic study of Lyme disease in southern Sweden.},
  author={J. W. Berglund and R Eitrem and Katharina Ornstein and Anne Lindberg and Andrew Joel Ringer and H Elmrud and Martin Carlsson and Arne Runehagen and Catharina Svanborg and Ragnar Norrby},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={333 20},
  pages={1319-27}
}
BACKGROUND Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in some temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. However, for most areas of endemic disease reliable epidemiologic data are sparse. METHODS Over a one-year period, we conducted a prospective, population-based survey of cases of Lyme disease in southern Sweden. The diagnosis was made on the basis of the presence of erythema migrans at least 5 cm in diameter or characteristic clinical manifestations such as arthritis… CONTINUE READING
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