Surveillance of Lyme borreliosis in Germany, 2002 and 2003.

  title={Surveillance of Lyme borreliosis in Germany, 2002 and 2003.},
  author={Wolfgang H Mehnert and Gunter Krause},
  journal={Euro surveillance : bulletin Europeen sur les maladies transmissibles = European communicable disease bulletin},
  volume={10 4},
Lyme borreliosis is a potentially serious infection common in Germany, but little data about its incidence, distribution, and clinical manifestations are available. Lyme borreliosis is not a notifiable disease in Germany, but six of Germany's 16 states - Berlin, Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Sachsen, Sachsen-Anhalt and Thüringen, have enhanced notification systems, which do include Lyme borreliosis. The efforts made in these states to monitor confirmed cases through notification are… CONTINUE READING

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