What type of pathogen causes Lyme disease?
Lyme disease is an infection that is spread by the bite of ticks infected with the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Symptoms include fatigue, headache, stiff neck, fever, muscle or joint pain and swelling, and sometimes an expanding red rash. If a rash does develop, it may look like a target or "bull's-eye" in some people. Lyme disease can be difficult to diagnose because its symptoms are similar to many other conditions, and tests do not always detect the bacteria. Lyme disease is usually effectively treated with a short course of antibiotics. If not treated promptly, however, it can lead to complications involving the heart, nervous system, joints, and skin within weeks, months, or even years later.
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Lyme Disease is caused by a bacteria transmitted by ticks. In the United States, the bacteria responsible is known as Borrealia burgdorferi. In Europe, it is most often refe…rred to as Borrelia afzelii and Borrelia garinii . There are about 11 species of the Borrelia bacteria but just 3 are known to carry the bacteria.The Borrelia carriers of this disease are Deer Ticks and Sheep ticks. When these infected ticks bite animals such as Sheep and the same is consumed by humans, we become infected with the disease.
Ticks don't 'cause' Lyme disease. Lyme disease is caused by a group of spirochete bacteria (namely: Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato). Ticks are only the vectors(=carriers) o…f these pathogens. The main vectors are deer ticks ( Ixodes scapularis ) in North America, and sheep ticks ( Ixodes ricinus ) in Europe.
The causative agent of Lyme Disease is Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of spirochete. For more information about Lyme disease, go to www.lyme.org and http://www.lymediseaseass…ociation.org
Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi.
Pathogenic organisms include certain kinds of bacteria, viruses, certain types of fungi, prions, and parasites that cause reactions in the immune system.
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A bacteria called Borrellia burgdorferi carried by Ixodes ticks.
Lyme borreliosis is caused by at least three different species of Borrelia.
Viral, Prionic, Bacterial, Fungal, Other parasites, Animal pathogens
Borrelia burgdorferi, a spirochete
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Lyme disease can cause problems with the joints, heart, nervous system, and skin, among others.
congenital diseases, degenerative diseases and inherited dieseases
Elephantiasis is caused by infestation with parasitic worms.
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